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381st Fighter Squadron

Squadron

Structure

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  • 363rd Fighter Group

    363rd Fighter Group

    Group
    Equipped with P-51s, the Group entered combat from England in February 1944, flying bomber escort and ground-strafing missions. They took part in the invasion of Normandy, protecting gliders and troop carriers on 6 and 7 June. In September 1944, now...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Staplehurst

Connections

People

  • Daren Benbenek

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 363rd Fighter Group

  • Elmo Berglind

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group
    Evaded capyure. Plane was hit by enemy fire and he bailed out over Europe. He escaped over the Pyrenees Mtns into Spain, arriving 1 day before D Day.

  • Kenneth Doran

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group

  • John Gervan

    Military | Lieutenant

  • Victor Gustafson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group

  • Harry Howell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group

  • Virgil Johnson

    Military | Second Lieutenant

  • Robert Kennedy

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group

  • I. Fuller McCowan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group

  • Samuel McRoberts

    Military | Second Lieutenant

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:44:42 rossingtonj Changes to type
Sources

Type added.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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)

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