Edward H Ellington

Military

Object Number - UPL 25485 - Captain Edward H. "Duke" Ellington 57th FG - 65th FS

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Units served with

Ground personnel of the 57th Fighter Group work on the engines of a P-47 Thunderbolt, with the insignia of the 64th Fighter Squadron on its nose.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force Twelfth Air Force
  • Type Category: Fighter

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: The Fahr
  • Unit: 57th Fighter Group 65th Fighter Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Enlisted

Fort Snelling, MN 55417, USA 28 April 1941

Born

South Dakota, USA
Lawrence County, SD, USA

Other

1st 57th Fighter Group Combat Tour

North Africa 116 Combat Missions

Other

2nd 57th Fighter Group Combat Tour

Grosseto Airport, Via Orcagna 125, 58100 Grosseto GR, Italy 54 Combat Missions

Revisions

Date16 Dec 2016 02:07:19
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

"57th Fighter Group" - Carl Molesworth
Pages 38-39
http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=1331904

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