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P-40 Warhawk

Service

Units

  • 57th Fighter Group

    57th Fighter Group

    Group
    The group was first activated as the 57th Pursuit Group in January 1941, flying P-40 Warhawks as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later assigned to the I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York.[3] It trained in New England and...

  • 64th Fighter Squadron

    64th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Formed as a P-40 Warhawk pursuit squadron in January 1941 as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York. Trained in New England and provided air defense of the northeast after the Japanese...

Places

  • Darragh

    Military site : airfield

  • Hal Far

    Military site : airfield

  • Hani

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Aerial Victories Cape Bon, Tunisia 28 April 1943

Captain Jay Overcash scored his 4th and 5 victories to become an ace on this day

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2016 20:46:01 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

"57th Fighter Group - Carl Molesworth - page124
http://57thfightergroup.org/pictures/life/index.html

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