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...
Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 365th Fighter Group
|Shot down ME 262||near Dusseldorf, Germany||2 October 1944|
While flying this a/c Val Beaudrault shot down an ME 262 on this date. It is recognized as the first victory over a German jet by a 9th AF pilot.
|25 December 2020 02:58:57||466thHistorian||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations|
"Thunderbolts of The Hell Hawks" - Barnes, Crump and Sutherland