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Headquarters (65th Fighter Wing)

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  • 65th Fighter Wing

    65th Fighter Wing

    Wing
    Browse 65th Fighter Wing photographs and other documents in the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library digital archive here: www.2ndair.org.uk/digitalarchive/Dashboard/Index/51

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Based Saffron Walden

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People

  • Lyle Adrianse

    Military | Brigadier General | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. 101 combat missions. Transferred after promotion to HQ Sqn 65th Fighter Wing.

  • Edward Anderson

    Military | Brigadier General | Commanding General
    Assigned to HQ Sqn, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Commanding Officer, from 27 September 1942 to 20 August 1943. ...

  • Jesse Auton

    Military | Brigadier General | Commanding General
    Deployed to ETO with 65th Fighter Wing, 8AF USAAF. 12 combat missions. Killed in a plane crash at Offutt AFB, Omaha, 20-Mar-52, while returning on a flight from California. ...

  • Peter Bauman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 354FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to HQ Sqn, 65FW, 8AF USAAF. Completed Tour of Duty (ETD).

  • Robert Campbell

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 361FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to HQ Sqn, 65FW, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Pete Cherednik

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to HQ Sqn, 65FW, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 383FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF.

  • Robert Harness

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 355th Fighter Group

  • Herbert Holtmeier

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 56th Fighter Group

  • Theodore Jensen

    Military | Lieutenant | 361st Fighter Group

  • Warren Kerr

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Warren Kerr served as a fighter pilot with the 56th Fighter Group. In December 1944 he was transferred to the Headquarters of the 65th Fighter Wing, to which the 56th Fighter Group belonged.

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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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