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371st Fighter Group

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Bisterne March 1944 – June 1944
Based Beuzeville June 1944 – September 1944
Based Perthes September 1944 – 1 October 1944
Based Dole / Tavaux 1 October 1944 – 20 December 1944
Based Tantonville 20 December 1944 – 15 February 1945
Based Metz 15 February 1945 – 7 April 1945

Connections

People

  • Marvin Abramovitz

    Military | fighter pilot | 371st Fighter Group
    After the war he wrote a book ON THE TRACKING ACCURACY OF A FIGHTER AIRPLANE

  • Bradley Clark

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 371st Fighter Group
    Bradley Clark grew up in Bronxville and Mount Vernon and attended the Mount Vernon High School near the family home. He was an accomplished sportsman, excelling in football and swimming. After graduating from the Mount Vernon A.B. Davis High School in...

  • Eric Doorly

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 371st Fighter Group
    Joined RAFVR, service pilot training, assigned to 133S, flew on Dieppe raid air cover ...

  • Edmond Goolsbee

    Military | Major | Pilot / Op's officer | 371st Fighter Group
    Assigned to 406FS, 371FG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Lee McDuff

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 371st Fighter Group
    Lee McDuff served as a P-47 pilot with the 371st Fighter Group. He was shot down and taken prisoner on 20 September 1944. ...

  • Jack McWilliams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 371st Fighter Group
    Born in Arizona, Jack T. Williams grew up in Somers, Montana where his parents had moved. He was a graduate of the Flathead High School. In July of 1942, he enlisted in the Air Corps in Kalispell, Montana and completed his pilot training in Texas....

  • Gates Roberts

    Military | First Lieutenant | 371st Fighter Group
    Gates Roberts was a pilot flying the P-47 with 211 hrs and 50 minutes combat time and 115 sorties.

  • Edwin Taylor

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot 1055 single engine/Squadron Commander | 371st Fighter Group
    Joined RAFVR, operational training at OTU, assigned to 121S, transferred to 133S. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-22752

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-25543

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-25567

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-26311

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-26341

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-26551

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 84FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 405FS, 371FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recce Hirschberg area, suffered mechanical failure of propeller, headed for base, engine failed bellied in. 11-Apr-45 Leon L Hooper Jr RTD MACR 14107.

  • 42-26664

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-27262

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-27343

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-27351

    P-47 Thunderbolt

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 February 2017 15:04:52 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 15:34:33 rossingtonj Changes to type
Sources

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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