Before the build-up to D-Day, the group were based in the United States as part of the Fighter School Command and the Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics. In spring 1944 though, like so many other fighter and bomb groups, the 50th Fighter Group...
Unit departed New York Port of Embarkation on 8 October 1943 on the S.S. Thurston arriving at Courock, Scotland on 17 October 1943.
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot, P-38 Model J-15 | 370th Fighter Group
John V. "Jack" Griffin was the oldest son of George Joseph Griffin and Irene Margaret Bailey Griffin. His sister, Patricia Griffin Burch, refers to him as "the handsome one". Per her recollection, he always wanted to fly and took private lessons in...
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 365th Fighter Group
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Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / 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)