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506th Fighter Squadron



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  • William Frost

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 404th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 506FS, 404FG, 8AF USAAF. "During an early familiarisation flight with a fully loaded P47C [41-6529], 1st Lt William Frost had to carry out an emergency return to the airfield, having notified the field controller that he had a fuel leak and...

  • Robert Huse

    Military | First Lieutenant | 404th Fighter Group

  • Joseph Joyce

    Military | 404th Fighter Group

  • Leo Moon

    Military | Colonel | 404th Fighter Group Commander | 404th Fighter Group
    From about Aug 1943 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Major Moon was Commanding Officer of the 508th Fighter Squadron. (Wikipedia: 508th Fighter Squadron) ...

  • Charles Tribken

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 404th Fighter Group
    Erasmus High School graduated 1936 ...

  • Edwin Wright

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 404th Fighter Group
    Edwin Wright flew 88 missions in P-47 Thunderbolts over Europe during WWII. He left the Army in 1946 after the war and was again called up for the Korean Conflict in 1950. He retired from the US Air Force as a Major.


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Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / 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)