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386th Fighter Squadron

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  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

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    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

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  • Coburn Arledge

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 365th Fighter Group
    Retired from the USAF with the rank of Major.

  • John Cave

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 365th Fighter Group

  • Marcel DuPont

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 365th Fighter Group

  • David Harmon

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot / Asst group Op's Officer | 365th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 386 365BG, 9AF USAAF. Assistant group Operations Officer. On a dive bombing mission in support of V Corps, having seen heavy AA fire whilst bombing German tank positions. Set up a strafing pass on flak positions and was hit by a 20mm round...

  • Donald Hillman

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot 1055 single engine/DeputyGroup Commander | 365th Fighter Group
    CO 386th FS Deputy Gp CO 365th FG 146 missions 5 air kills MIA/POW Oct 7, 1944. MACR #9644 Post War: CO 94th FS (was on the cover of Life Magazine) CO 42nd BW and 92nd BW flying B-52s. Col USAF retired on Sep[t. 1, 1962.

  • Lloyd Hutchins

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 365th Fighter Group

  • Harold Jones

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 365th Fighter Group

  • Thomas Manjak

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine | 365th Fighter Group
    Flight leader 386th FS 94 missions 2 air kills. Flew in Korean War F-51D Mustangs 57 missions 1 probable kill shot down and badly wounded but rescued on April 2, 1951. P-47D s/n 44-19734 D5+N "Short Arm"

  • William Ritchie

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot - Squuadron Commander | 365th Fighter Group
    Colonel Ritchie served in Vietnam and was Commander over several bases in Vietnam. He worked at the Pentagon and later retired in Hilton Head, SC.

  • Francis Roman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 365th Fighter Group

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:44:28 rossingtonj Changes to type
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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

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