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2nd Fighter Squadron

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  • 52nd Fighter Group

    52nd Fighter Group

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    Two of the Squadrons of the 52nd Fighter Group flew Spitfires with RAF Fighter Command in August and early September 1942 from northern Ireland. After these preparatory missions, the Group joined the Twelfth and then Fifteenth Air Force in the...

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  • Richard Alexander

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 52nd Fighter Group
    He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in October 1940, and was awarded his pilot wings on September 15, 1941, joining the 133 Eagle Squadron in England. Alexander was credited with destroying 1 enemy aircraft in aerial combat, plus 1 probable, before...

  • Clyde Cleveland

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 52nd Fighter Group

  • James Curl

    Military | Major | fighter pilot-1055 single engine/squadron commander | 52nd Fighter Group
    CO 66th FS 57th FG and 2nd FS 52nd FG Awarded British DSO by Air Marshal Sir William Sholto Douglas KIA March 18, 1945 MACR 13066

  • Norman McDonald

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot 1055 single engine/Squadron Commander | 52nd Fighter Group
    11.5 Victory Ace (7.5 with the 52nd FG & 4.0 with the 325th FG)

  • Fred Ohr

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot 1055 single engine/Squadron Commander | 52nd Fighter Group
    CO 2nd FS 52nd FG 15th AF 6 air kills (1 in Spitfire + 5 in P-51C/D) P-51D s/n 44-13298 QP+Q "Marie" Only US ace of Korean Decent

  • James Varnell

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine | 52nd Fighter Group
    Flight leader/Operations officer flying Spitfire Mk Vc/IX and P-51B/D. ...

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