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94th Fighter Squadron

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  • 1st Fighter Group

    1st Fighter Group

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    The 1st Fighter Group were initially deployed to Britain in the summer of 1942 as part of Operation Bolero. After shuttling through a number of different bases in the UK, the Group was reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force in September 1942 and supported...

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  • Jack Ilfrey

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot 1056 multi-engine/Squadron Commander | 1st Fighter Group
    Captain Jack M Ilfrey from Houston, Texas first arrived in the UK in 1942 with the 1st Fighter Group initially based at Goxhill and Kirton-in-Lindsey in Lincolnshire as part of Operation Bolero, the build-up of an American strategic air force in...

  • Donald Kienholz

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot/Bomber Pilot | 1st Fighter Group
    Kienholz was an ace with 6 victories. He went on to serve in the Korean war, and retired in October 1965 after 27 years of service.

  • Everett Miller

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot-1056 Twin Engine | 1st Fighter Group
    Flight leader 94th FS April 1944 - Jan 1945 5 air kills P-38J s/n 43-28773 #67 "Martha J" Sgt Everett Jacobson-crew chief

  • Charles Oakley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 1st Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). Crashed in P-38-1-LO 41-7604 north of Thirsk, Yorkshire

  • William Pennington

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 1st Fighter Group
    Killed during practice with AA gunners after problem with a dive. AC P-38F-1-LO 41-7618

  • Cecil Quesseth

    Military | Captain | fighter pilot-twin engine | 1st Fighter Group

  • Carl Rudder

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 1st Fighter Group
    15 July 1942, his P-38 came down on ice cap on eastern side of Greenland while ferrying between BW8 and Iceland. Incident occurred with 6 P-38s. McManus was the only pilot to land with wheels down

  • Harry Smith

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 1st Fighter Group
    15 July 1942, his P-38 came down on ice cap on eastern side of Greenland while ferrying between BW8 and Iceland. Incident occurred with 6 P-38s.

  • John Steir

    Military | Technical Sergeant | 1st Fighter Group

  • Dallas Webb

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 1st Fighter Group
    15 July 1942, his P-38 came down on ice cap on eastern side of Greenland while ferrying between BW8 and Iceland. Incident occurred with 6 P-38s.

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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