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Headquarters (56th Fighter Group)

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  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Group
    Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...

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  • Gardner Adams

    Military | Enlisted Man | 56th Fighter Group

  • Lawrence Albrecht

    Military | Captain | Weather Officer | 56th Fighter Group

  • Samuel Aveson

    Military | Officer | 56th Fighter Group

  • Francis Baker

    Military | Officer | 56th Fighter Group

  • Gordon Baker

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 61FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Re-assigned to HQ Sqn 56FG, 8AF USAAF. EOW.

  • Sidney Baurmash

    Military | Officer | 56th Fighter Group

  • Kenneth Bergman

    Military | Enlisted Man | 56th Fighter Group

  • Clifford Billingsley

    Military | Officer | 56th Fighter Group

  • Norman Blackwell

    Military | Enlisted Man | 56th Fighter Group

  • Earl Boron

    Military | Enlisted Man | 56th Fighter Group

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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