404th Fighter Group

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An FW 190 (00-L, serial number H-45) captured by the 404th Fighter Group at St Trond. Image via Harold. Written on slide casing: 'FW 190, 404 FG St Trond, 3/45.'

Object Number - FRE 7040 - An FW 190 (00-L, serial number H-45) captured by the 404th Fighter Group at St Trond. Image via Harold. Written on slide casing: 'FW 190, 404 FG St...

A unit history of the 404th Fighter Group is available online as a pdf:
http://www.winkton.net/Leap%20Off/LeapOffPdf3.pdf

Commanding Officers

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 404th Fighter Group 4th Fighter Group 336th Fighter Squadron No 71 'Eagle' Squadron No 121 'Eagle' Squadron No 133 'Eagle' Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Major General
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 404th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron Headquarters (365th Fighter Group) Headquarters (404th Fighter Group)
  • Service Numbers: O-24928
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot/Squadron Commander/Group Commander

Connections

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

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Winkton 4 April 1944 - 6 July 1944

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Chipelle 6 July 1944 - 29 August 1944

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Bretigny 29 August 1944 - 13 September 1944

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Juvincourt 13 September 1944 - 1 October 1944

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St Trond 1 October 1944 - 30 March 1945

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Kelz 30 March 1945 - 15 July 1945

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Fritzlar 12 April 1945 - 23 June 1945

Encompassing

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 404th Fighter Group 508th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 404th Fighter Group
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 404th Fighter Group 507th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-774001
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 404th Fighter Group 507th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11040731
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Aircraft Mechanic
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 404th Fighter Group 508th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 404th Fighter Group 506th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 404th Fighter Group
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 404th Fighter Group
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 404th Fighter Group
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 404th Fighter Group 506th Fighter Squadron

Revisions

Date26 Dec 2020 23:58:01
Contributor466thHistorian
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added connection to John Murphy

Date13 May 2018 21:39:10
ContributorNixcompris12422
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Family photos

Date3 May 2018 18:02:42
ContributorNixcompris12422
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Nixcompris

Date3 May 2018 17:59:52
ContributorNixcompris12422
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Nixcompris

Date1 May 2018 14:25:13
ContributorLucy May
Date1 Feb 2017 15:21:57
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Stations added with details from:
- "Battle Colors Volume III - Insignia and Tactical Markings of the Ninth Air Force in World War Two' by Robert A. Watkins;
- http://www.ixengineercommand.com/airfields/physical.php

Date8 Nov 2015 13:30:05
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Histor Center Airbase Brustem

Date8 Nov 2015 13:19:40
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Histor Center Airbase Brustem

Date22 Aug 2015 05:40:27
Contributor466thHistorian
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Battle Colors, Volume III - Robert A. Watkins

Date15 Jul 2015 13:49:40
Contributortjms50
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TW James

Date7 Feb 2015 12:44:06
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Histor Center Airbase Brustem

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:45
ContributorAAM
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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