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Headquarters (365th Fighter Group)

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  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

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    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

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Based Beaulieu

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  • Roy Bluhm

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 360FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. 49 missions, 341 hours. Credited 1 x kill. Completed Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Charles Collett

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 359FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to HQ Sqn, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. 20 x missions, flew P-51D. End Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Norman Cota

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 360FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. 320 hours of combat. Transferred to HQ Sqn, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: DSM, DFC (OLC), AM (2OLC), BS, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • William Craig

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 359FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Assigned to HQ Sqn, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Flew P-47s in 69 missions for 207 combat hours; Assistant Operations Officer. Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Richard Ellis

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | 356th Fighter Group

  • William Gall

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 20th Fighter Group
    AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Rockford Gray

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot | 359th Fighter Group
    March-Oct. 1943, to HQ, later to 9th AF and Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Roland Halverson

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Feb. 1943-June 1944, 53 missions, flew P-47D's, both named 'Joker'. Landed without flaps on the return from an operational mission on 27 Mar 1944 and ran off the runway in P-47D 42-74731. RTD.

  • Reginald Herin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 356th Fighter Group

  • William Kennedy

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | 356th Fighter Group

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:53 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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