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1 January 1945 - Pilots of the 335th Fighter Squadron pose for the camera.
TOP ROW L-R: Maj. Pierce W. McKennon (CO), Lt. August W. Rabe, F/O Lucian W. Freeman, Lt. Hugh W. Lindsay, Lt. Thomas H. Elffner, Lt. Calvin W. Willruth, Lt. Mack D. Heaton, Lt. Kenneth Green, Lt. Robert Hunter, Lt. George D. Green and Lt. Robert L. Couse.
SECOND ROW L-R: Lt. Orval C. Miles, Capt. William H. George, Lt. Charles L. Brock, Lt. Herman S. Rasmussen, Lt. Enoch Jungling, Capt. Albert J. Davis, Capt. Sheltoin W. Monroe, Lt. Robert A. Cammer, Lt. Loton D. Jennings and Lt. Robert C. Buchholz.
BOTTOM ROW L-R: Capt George H. Davis, Lt. Charles E. Konsler, Lt. Olin A. Kiser, Lt. Stanley W. Conners, Lt. Robert J. Mabie, Lt. Paul J. Lucas, Lt. David R. Allen, Lt. Henry A. Lee, Lt. Leslie L. Burgess, Lt. Robert C. Hawley, Lt. Charles B. Greenlese and Lt. James E. Halligan, Jr.



  • 335th Fighter Squadron

    335th Fighter Squadron

    The 335th Fighter Squadron was the offspring of No. 121 (Eagle) Squadron RAF. Formed on 21 May 1941, No. 121 was the second of the three Eagle Squadrons composed of American volunteers flying out of England. They were known as the "Chiefs" and were...


  • David Allen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 2nd Scouting Force. Transferred to 358FS, 355FG 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 354FG. Ended Tour Duty (ETD). Awards: AM (3OLC), WII Victory, EAME (1 x Battle star).

  • Charles Brock

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Awards:AM (6 OLC), WWII Victory. Post War: Retired from the USAF as a Lieutenant Colonel.

  • Robert Buchholz

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Lt Robert C Buchholz of the 335th Fighter Squadron was killed in action when he was hit by flak flying P-51D Mustang "Suzy" 44-14389 while strafing the Munich-Bruntthal aerodrome on 9-Apr-45. MACR 13898.

  • Leslie Burgess

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. 18 x combat missions. 86 x combat hours. Credited 1 x ground kill. Transferred to 354FG, 9AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Cammer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    1st Lt Robert A Cammer of the 335th Fighter Squadron, became a POW when he was shot down by flak while strafing the Achmer aerodrome in P-51D 44-14361 on 21-Mar-45. MACR 13947. Awards: AM, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Stanley Connors

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour Duty (ETD). Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Couse

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 64th Fighter Wing, 12AF. Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Albert Davis

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 3 x Victories. Shot down, hit by Flak whilst strafing, near Hesepe Germany in P-51 44-63670. Baled out at 50ft. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 16129. Awards: AM (8OLC), PH.

  • George Davis

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot
    Captain George H Davis served on both the 336th and 335th fighter Squadrons. ...

  • Thomas Elffner

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot

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  • 44-72308 'Ridge Runner IV'

    P-51 Mustang
    This aircraft was the last in a series of RIDGE RUNNER's flown by Major Pierce McKennon, CO of the 335th fighter Squadron. ...


Date Contributor Update
15 June 2017 21:44:22 JoCarter Changes to aircraft associations

Date Contributor Update
07 April 2015 18:52:35 apollo11 Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations

Personal research & 'The Debden Eagles' by Garry L. Fry.