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384th Fighter Squadron

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  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

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    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

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Based Honington

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  • Alfred Albrecht

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bomber escort Halle, entered melee with section, became detached and shot down near Eschwege in P-51 44-14174 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 8785.

  • Robert Allen

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 60 missions in P-51's. Released from service in 1945. Awards: DFC, AM ( 7 OLC), WWII Victory.

  • George Ammerman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 330FS, 329FG, USAAF. Transferred to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Completed (End) Tour of Duty (ETD). ...

  • Neil Baker

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot. | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) 1-Aug-44 mission in P-51D 44-13975, mid air collision with P-51C 43-25040 10 miles SW of Honington. Pilot 2nd Lt Baker KIA. Awards: PH.

  • Jarrette Bowen

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) fighter bomber mission to Verdun, France. Hit by flak, strafing a train and factories, shut down one flaming engine, 2nd engine then caught fire, baled out very low, chute partly deployed. A/C...

  • Elmer Bowers

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited 1.5 destroyed. Failed to Return (FTR) area support mission to Duisberg, Germany. After combat with enemy fighters, seen to be streaming smoke from engine, crashed near Duisburg on 19-Sep-44 in P-51D 44...

  • Carroll Briscoe

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He reported to group on 15 Jan 1943. He was the 35th Officer to complete 25 missions. Reported on 05 Feb 1945 with the 2AF weather scouts. Retired as a Colonel from the USAF in 1972. ...

  • William Bristow

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Fred Brown

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot / Fighter pilot | 401st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 29 x missions on B-17's as co-pilot to 1st Lt Fred D Grinham. ...

  • Marvin Brown

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bomber escort to Saaler Bay. Hit by flak strafing enemy aerodrome belly landed in tidal water near Hussum on 19-May-44 in P-38 42-104402. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 5008. ...

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:21:23 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / 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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