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1st Lieutenant Hipolitus T Biel.



  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...

  • 334th Fighter Squadron

    334th Fighter Squadron

    The 334th Fighter Squadron was the successor to No. 71 Eagle squadron of the Royal Air Force when the 4th Fighter Group was activated on 12 September 1942. They were based at Debden Field, Essex. The "Fighting Eagles" as they were called, flew...


  • Hipolitus Biel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Hipolitus Biel was the son of Polish immigrant parents. In 1936 he applied to the United States Army Air Corps to enter their pilot training programme. Unable to meet all of their strict entrance guidelines he applied to the Royal Canadian Air...


  • 41-6187 'Quack!' 'Uncle Den'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    P-47C Thunderbolt QP-L 41-6187 of the 334th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group, 8th AF. ...


Date Contributor Update
22 March 2016 17:19:38 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations

AAM DB Entry.

Date Contributor Update
03 March 2015 20:28:57 apollo11 Created entry with caption and person associations

Personal research & 'Eighty-One Aces of the 4th fighter Group' by Frank Speer.