John H Hoefker

Military
Captain John H. Hoefker, of the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, 9th Air Force in the cockpit of his P-51 Mustang (5M-A, serial number 44-14597). Handwritten caption on reverse: 'John H. Hoefker. 15th TSR, 10th PRG. "Not For Publication".'

Object Number - FRE 10323 - Captain John H. Hoefker, of the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, 9th Air Force in the cockpit of his...

Captain John H Hoefker, piloted North American P-51C Mustang 42-103368 to shoot down three enemy aircraft in June 1944. He became the 10th Photo Recon Group's most successful combatant with credits of 8½ air victories.

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Aircraft

A F-6D Mustang (5M-A, serial number 44-14597) (photographic reconnaissance modification of a P-51D Mustang) of the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, 9th Air Force piloted by Captain John H. Hoefker. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'P-51D (F6-D), Pilot Capt. John H. Hoefker, 15th TRS, 10th PRG, 9th AF. "Not For Publication".'
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: Spitfire
  • Unit: 67th Observation Group 109th Reconnaissance Squadron 153rd Observation Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description
Fort Mitchell, KY, USA Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, USA.

Born

Kenton County, KY, USA 1919-05-24 Kenton County, Kentucky, USA.

Died

1990-07-18 18th Jul 1990.

Other

Temporary duty 165 Sqn RAF

1943-08-01 - 1943-08-31 30 days temporary duty with 165 Sqn RAF.

Revisions

Date28 Jun 2015 22:33:49
ContributorAl_Skiff

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