434th Fighter Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 434th Fighter Squadron, 479th Fighter Group. media-395223.jpg FRE 5280 The insignia of the 434th Fighter Squadron, 479th Fighter Group. Roger Freeman Collection

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

Object Number - FRE 5280 - The insignia of the 434th Fighter Squadron, 479th Fighter Group.

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Unit stations

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Wattisham

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 434th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12209357 / O-720759
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot
5-9 2Lt Clifford W. Bowers   434th FS  479th FG  1944
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 434th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16153161 / O-720761
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 434th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35491818 / O-1637455
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot
Maj Claire A.P. Duffie 434th FS, 479th FG 1944
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 434th Fighter Squadron 436th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-024884
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot, squadron leader
Capt George W. Gleason    434th FG  479th FG  1944
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 434th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-757977
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 496th Fighter Training Group 4th Fighter Group 335th Fighter Squadron 434th Fighter Squadron 555th Fighter Training Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-38 Lightning
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 434th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-38 Lightning
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 434th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-38 Lightning
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 434th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-38 Lightning
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 434th Fighter Squadron

Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: Unit histories
  • Object Number: UPL 60181
  • Description: 479th Fighter Group Unit History, complete copy. Resembling a college yearbook, unit histories were an unofficial – and often tongue-in-cheek – record...

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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / 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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