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  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

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    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

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  • David Allen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 354th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 2nd Scouting Force. Transferred to 358FS, 355FG 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 354FG. Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

  • William Bancroft

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 2nd Scouting Force, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 4MRRU. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Bertelsen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Robert Bertelsen served as a pilot first with the 564th Bomb Squadron of the 446th Bomb Group, then from April 1944 with the 566th Bomb Squadron of the 389th Bomb Group. He transferred to the 2nd Scouting Force and was killed due to engine failure in...

  • John Brooks

    Military | Brigadier General | Pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Led 17 B-24s on the low level attack at Ploesti whilst with the 389th Bomb Group. ...

  • Clifford Buckles

    Military | 355th Fighter Group

  • Marvin Castleberry

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 354FS, 355FG, 8AF. Re-assigned to 2nd Scout Force, 8AF. Credited 1 x Me262 kill. Transferred 4th Fighter Group. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • George Ceglarski

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    George was from Library, Pennsylvania, and arrived at the 4th Fighter Group 2 June 1944. He was there until 15 September. He was exchanged for pilots from the 355th Fighter Group that Lt. Col. Kinnard brought in to help him reorganize and revitalise...

  • Roger Counselman

    Military | Captain | Bomber pilot / Fighter pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 732BS, 453BG, 8AF USAAF Co-pilot B-24 42-52154 'Male Call'. Transferred to 2SF, 355FG, 8AF USAAF, flew P-51D 'June Bug'. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Thomas Creevy

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bomber pilot / Fighter pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 857FS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred 2nd Scouting Force, 8AF USAAF. On a training mission of 9-Jun-45, Lt Creevy was performing acrobatics when his plane got out of control and crashed near Podington Airfield England. Killed in Action (KIA)....

  • Richard Dillon

    Military | First Lieutenant | 355th Fighter Group

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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