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508th Fighter Squadron

Squadron

Structure

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Winkton

Connections

People

  • William Abraham

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 404th Fighter Group

  • Wayne Anacker

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 404th Fighter Group

  • Harold Buelow

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 404th Fighter Group

  • Robert Colwell

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 404th Fighter Group

  • George Cuonzo

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio operator | 404th Fighter Group
    George was born in Mt Vernon New York and enlisted in 1942. He was a chief radio operator in the 508th 404th and attained the rank of Tech Sergeant. He landed at Utah Beach and fought in the Bulge and moved on to Germany. He enjoyed playing drums...

  • Ira Fisher

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 404th Fighter Group

  • Edward James

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 404th Fighter Group
    Lt. James joined the air corps on Oct. 16, 1941 as a private, was called up from college in June of 1943 for flight training, graduating with class 44A/Craig Field in Dec. '43., arrived in the ETO on May 16,1944, assigned to the 404th FG July 1, 1944....

  • Robert Johnson

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 404th Fighter Group

  • Denzil Lee

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 404th Fighter Group

  • Elton Long

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 404th Fighter Group
    Credited with 100 combat missions ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 June 2015 20:41:53 tjms50 Changes to person associations
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TW James

Date Contributor Update
16 June 2015 20:40:52 tjms50 Changes to unit part of associations
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TW James

Date Contributor Update
16 June 2015 20:40:09 tjms50 Changes to unit part of associations
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TW James

Date Contributor Update
16 June 2015 20:39:27 tjms50 Changes to unit part of associations
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TW James

Date Contributor Update
16 June 2015 20:38:39 tjms50 Changes to nicknames and aircraft types
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TW James

Date Contributor Update
16 June 2015 20:37:08 tjms50 Changes to media associations
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TW James

Date Contributor Update
16 June 2015 20:35:58 tjms50 Changes to media associations
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TW James

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2015 21:41:45 EMBLEMHUNTER Changes to media associations
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404th Fighter Group & 508th Squadron
my photo

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:58:43 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Type added.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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)

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