UPL 32081


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"Maj. Gen. E.R. Quesada, commanding the IX Tactical Air Command of the 9th AF, center and Colonel Ray J. Stecker, Hazelton, Pa, right, commander of the first Fighter-Bomber group based in Germany, drink coffee at a ceremony in which aviation engineers completed the first allied airstrip in Germany." - Maj Gen Quesada and Col Ray J. Stecker, commander of the 365th FG "Hell Hawks." Probably taken at Achmer, Germany, where the 365th officially moved on 16 March 1945.


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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Service Numbers: O-16731
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant General
  • Role/Job: Commanding Officer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group Headquarters (365th Fighter Group)
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Group Commander


Date: 9 Mar 2018 15:46:38
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