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97th Service Group

Group

Structure

Part of
  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    Group
    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Kings Cliffe
Based Wormingford

Connections

People

  • James Addleman

    Military | Private First Class | 55th Fighter Group

  • Jack Akin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 55th Fighter Group

  • Paul Akst

    Military | Major | 55th Fighter Group

  • Cecil Alford

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 55th Fighter Group

  • Frederick Alke

    Military | Technical Sergeant | 55th Fighter Group

  • Harry Anderson

    Military | Sergeant | 55th Fighter Group

  • Thomas Anderson

    Military | Corporal | Ground Crew | 442nd Air Service Group

  • Angelo Angelo

    Military | Private First Class | 20th Fighter Group

  • William Armour

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 20th Fighter Group

  • Glenn Arnold

    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.

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Aircraft

  • R6050

    Oxford
    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.

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 December 2019 16:27:14 Emily Changes to unit part of associations and unit encompassing associations
Sources

Freeman, Mighty Eighth War Manual, p 130

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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)

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