Arthur Columbus Agan

Military

Object Number - UPL 29024 - Personnel list for the 8th Air Force Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3, September 1, 1942.

Chief, Tactical Operations, 8th Air Force, February 1942 to January 1944.

US Air Force Lieutenant General. A veteran combat fighter pilot during World War II who was shot down and captured by German forces, he rose in rank to become the commander of the US Air Force Aerospace Defense Command.
(For further biographical details please see https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10360145/arthur-columbus-agan )

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Units served with

The insignia of the 8th Air Force.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Command
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: Eighth Air Force
  • Service Numbers: 13029610
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Combat Bomb Wing 95th Bomb Group Headquarters Squadron (95th Bomb Group)
  • Service Numbers: O-17954
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Wing Commander/Group Commander/Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: Eighth Air Force
  • Service Numbers: 14031174
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: Headquarters (Eighth Air Force)
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Chief of Operations
Colonel Leon W. Johnson of the 44th Bomb Group after receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor. Handwritten caption on reverse: '138/RF, WD 140. B/G Leon Johnson with Medal of Honor 22 Nov 1943.' On reverse: Sport & General [Stamp].
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 14th Combat Bomb Wing 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs 506th Bomb Squadron Headquarters (14th Combat Bomb Wing)
  • Service Numbers: O-16429
  • Highest Rank: Brigadier General
  • Role/Job: Pilot - Commanding Officer 44th

Revisions

Date8 Jul 2017 03:14:05
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Sources

BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY OF THE 8TH AIR FORCE 1942-1945, Russell Strong
UPL 29024

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