Ray James Stecker

Military
media-32081.jpeg UPL 32081 "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.

Object Number - UPL 32081 - "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...

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Event Location Date Description

Born

Pennsylvania, USA 26 July 1910

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Commanded 365th FG

Beaulieu, Brockenhurst SO42, UK 26 June 1944 - 27 April 1945

Died

Marblehead, MA, USA 19 December 1967

Buried/ Commemorated

West Point, NY, USA 23 December 1967 United States Military Academy Post Cemetery West Point Orange County New York, USA Plot: Section VII, Site 37. GPS (lat/lon): 41.39852, -73.96824

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http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=stecker&GSfn=ray&…;
Thunderbolts of The Hell Hawks - Barnes/Crump/Sutherland

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