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370th Fighter Group

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Station Location Date
Based Aldermaston 12 February 1944 – 29 February 1944
Based Andover 29 February 1944 – 24 July 1944
Based Cardonville 24 July 1944 – 15 August 1944
Based Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille 15 August 1944 – 6 September 1944
Based Lonray 6 September 1944 – 11 September 1944
Based Roye / Amy 11 September 1944 – 26 September 1944
Based Florennes / Juzaine 26 September 1944 – 27 January 1945
Based Ophoven 27 January 1945 – 20 April 1945

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People

  • Oren Adams

    Military | First Lieutenant | fighter pilot | 370th Fighter Group

  • Philip Barnhart

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Left Boston aboard a converted cruise ship along with 1st Lt William 'Bill' Preddy as casual[unassigned] officers supervising a boatload of replacement troops. Due to the battle of the bulge, the delivery of the troops had a higher priority than...

  • Henry Billie

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 357FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Completed Tour of Duty (ETD). Re-assigned to 357FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 370FG, 9AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Dean Burns

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 370th Fighter Group
    Pilot P-38 'Droop Snoot' 44-23162, flew recon of Mortain area, due to overcast reduced altitude and A/C was hit by flak in starboard engine, lost control and baled out along with Observer Major William K Collonan 2 x MIA/FOD. MACR 7862.

  • Ernest Cragg

    Military | Major | Pilot, Flight Commander, Assistant Operations Officer | 370th Fighter Group
    Ernest Cragg entered the first of the war-accelerated three-year West Point Classes, completing basic flight training by graduation. He received Advance Flight Training at Craig Field and Matagorda Island. ...

  • Harold Erschen

    Military | Lieutenant | 370th Fighter Group

  • Frederice Flodberg

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 370th Fighter Group
    KIA On February 21, 1945, while flying a support mission, Second Lieutenant Frederice T. Flodberg was killed in action. His body was recovered and buried in the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten, Netherlands. ...

  • Herbert Forman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 370th Fighter Group
    Herbert Forman served with the 401st Fighter Squadron of the 370th Fighter Group, flying missions out of Andover, England. On 23 May 1944, he was Killed in Action flying a mission over Germany in P-38 42-68179. He is commemorated on the Tablets of the...

  • Charles Gaignat

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 370th Fighter Group
    Charles Gaignat served as a fighter pilot with the 370th Fighter Group. He was Killed in Action flying an armed reconnaissance mission on 23 July 1944. He left behind his wife Patricia and a seven-week old daughter Dawn. Chuck is buried back home in...

  • Frank Gelsone

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 355th Fighter Group

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 February 2017 14:56:10 general ira snapsorter Changes to stations
Sources

Stations added with details from:
- "Battle Colors Volume III - Insignia and Tactical Markings of the Ninth Air Force in World War Two' by Robert A. Watkins;
- http://www.ixengineercommand.com/airfields/physical.php

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:34:23 rossingtonj Changes to type and mission associations
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Type added.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:45 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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