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388th Fighter Squadron

Squadron

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  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    Group
    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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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Beaulieu

Connections

People

  • David Baumeister

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 365th Fighter Group
    On DS (detached service) for operational training. Flew four missions with the 335th Fighter Squadron.

  • Peter Corson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 365th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 388FS, 365FG, 9AF USAAF. Awards: Defense, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Oliven Cowan

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 365th Fighter Group
    a P-47 Thunderbolt Pilot, he flew 88 combat missions over Europe

  • Allen Guest

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 365th Fighter Group
    On detached service for operational training. Flew three missions with the 336th Fighter Squadron. Served with the 365th Fighter Group, 388th Fighter Squadron 9AF USAAF. Involved in mid-air collision, leg struck tail of his P-47 as he bailed out over...

  • Garrett Hignite

    Military | Cook | 365th Fighter Group

  • James Hill

    Military | General | Fighter Pilot 1055 single engine/Squadron Commander | 365th Fighter Group
    CO 388th FS 365th FG 127 comabt missions 1944-45 with 5 air kills. ...

  • Harry Hurd

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 365th Fighter Group

  • Charles Katzenmeyer

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

  • Joseph Lagana

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

  • Jack Martell

    Military | 365th Fighter Group

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:44:09 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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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