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425th Night Fighter Squadron

Squadron

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Stations

Station Location Date
Established 1 December 1943
Based Charmy Down 26 May 1944 – 12 June 1944
Based Scorton 12 June 1944 – 18 August 1944
Based Vannes 18 August 1944 – 11 September 1944
Based Coulommiers 11 September 1944 – 13 October 1944
Based Prosnes 13 October 1944 – 9 November 1944
Based Verdun 9 November 1944 – 12 April 1945

Connections

People

  • William Broach

    Military | Flight Officer | Radar Operator
    Broach was killed in a flying accident on 27 October 1944 while returning to base in his P-61 Black Widow. Something went wrong in the final approach before landing, and the aircraft crashed, killing Broach and pilot Bruce Heflin

  • Bruce Heflin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Heflin was killed in a flying accident on 27 October 1944 while returning to base in his P-61 Black Widow. Something went wrong in his final approach before landing, and the aircraft crashed, killing Heflin and his radar operator William Broach.

  • Davis Howerton

    Military | Second Lieutenant

  • Leon Lewis

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Night Fighter Pilot and Squandron Commander

  • Ray Miller

    Military | Sergeant | Crew Chief
    Miller was the crew chief of P-61 Black Widow "Tabitha"

  • Cletus Ormsby

    Military | First Lieutenant

  • Francis Sartanowicz

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Flew P-61 Black Widow aircraft, scored 1 aerial victory. Brother of Henry Joseph Sartanowicz, B-24 Nose gunner.

Aircraft

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 February 2017 16:03:25 general ira snapsorter Changes to stations
Sources

Stations added with details from:
- "Battle Colors Volume III - Insignia and Tactical Markings of the Ninth Air Force in World War Two' by Robert A. Watkins;
- http://www.ixengineercommand.com/airfields/physical.php

Date Contributor Update
04 June 2015 21:24:58 466thHistorian Changes to type
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Chris Brassfield

Date Contributor Update
04 June 2015 21:11:28 466thHistorian Changes to air forces, aircraft types and stations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2015 02:27:57 EMBLEMHUNTER Changes to media associations
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:49 AAM AAM ingest
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