VIII Fighter Command was established as VIII Interceptor Command at Selfridge Field on 2 February 1942.
Military | Private First Class | 55th Fighter Group
Military | Staff Sergeant | 55th Fighter Group
Military | Major | 55th Fighter Group
Military | Colonel | Pilot | 55th Fighter Group
Military | Technical Sergeant | 55th Fighter Group
Military | Sergeant | 55th Fighter Group
Military | Corporal | Ground Crew | 442nd Air Service Group
Military | Private First Class | 20th Fighter Group
Military | Staff Sergeant | 20th Fighter Group
Military | Sergeant | Supply | 55th Fighter Group
Worked in Air Corps Supply in warehouse from August 1943 to 15 July 1945. Went to Germany with occupation forces. Discharged 2 February 1946.
Airspeed Oxford R6050, assigned to 384th Service Squadron, 97th Service Group, 8AF USAAF. Crashed on take off after left engine quit. Pilot Harvey Mednick RTD.
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / 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)