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406th Fighter Squadron

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Stations

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People

  • Bradley Clark

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 371st Fighter Group
    Bradley Clark grew up in Bronxville and Mount Vernon and attended the Mount Vernon High School near the family home. He was an accomplished sportsman, excelling in football and swimming. After graduating from the Mount Vernon A.B. Davis High School in...

  • Eric Doorly

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 371st Fighter Group
    Joined RAFVR, service pilot training, assigned to 133S, flew on Dieppe raid air cover ...

  • Edmond Goolsbee

    Military | Major | Pilot / Op's officer | 371st Fighter Group
    Assigned to 406FS, 371FG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Edwin Taylor

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 371st Fighter Group
    Joined RAFVR, operational training at OTU, assigned to 121S, transferred to 133S. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-28879

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    P-47 Serial 42-28879 was flown by 2nd Lt Bradley B. Clark of 371st Fighter Group/406th Fighter Squadron when it was lost on return from a strafing mission to Germany, 23 December 1944. Hit by a German fighter above Weiler, Germany, it crashed at 11:35...

  • 44-20097

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 406FS, 371FG, 9AF USAAF.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:50:07 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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