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507th Fighter Group

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  • Keenan Carstens

    Military | Corporal | 507th Fighter Group
    The group flew P-47s over Japan, Korea and the surrounding area. The group moved to Okinawa in Jan 1946. They were assigned to Air Defense Command

  • Earle Craig

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 507th Fighter Group
    Flew 16 fighter-escort, dive-bombing and napalm-bombing missions in P-47s from Ie Shima, near Okinawa, in July and August 1945. Witnessed the Nagasaki atom bomb explosion from the air on 9 August 1945. Released from active duty in October 1946. ...

  • Walter Frederick

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 507th Fighter Group
    1st Lt Walter R. Frederick 8th AF 56th FG 63rd. ...

  • Harold Robins

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 507th Fighter Group
    11 sorties/63. 9 combat hours AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ Unit Citation

  • Ray Tarte

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot P-47N | 507th Fighter Group
    Ray L. Tarte, Jr, P-47N Thunderbolt Pilot, USAAF, 8th Air Force, 301st Fighter Wing, 507th Fighter Group, 465th Sq., Ie Shima, Pacific Theater, WWII, On one mission, August 9, 1945, Ray flew as a fighter escort for the Nagasaki atomic bomb mission. He...

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:46 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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