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376th Fighter Squadron Pilots' Room. Card game with Maj. Roy B. Caviness Sqdn Commander (standing at the back). The game included Lt. Estel C. Alcorn, Lt. Clarence E. Sullivan, Lt. William D. Butler, Lt. John D. Duncan, Lt. Jimmie C. Wright, Capt. Roswell Freedman, Capt. James B. Cheney and Capt. James Hall.
Museum object reference no. BAM_0026

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People

  • Estel Alcorn

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 496FTG 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

  • Roy Caviness

    Military | Colonel | Pilot - Group Commanding Officer
    Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Re-assigned to HQ Sqn, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour Duty (ETD). Transferred to HQ Sqn, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited 14 x kills. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME, UN and Korean medals.

  • James Cheney

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot / Commanding Officer
    Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Awarded the DFC on his 50th combat mission (GO. #33) on April 19, 1944. Failed to Return (FTR) patrol to Munster in P-51D 'Scat-Cat' 44-14219 on his 75th combat mission. Mech failure, streaming oil prior to engine...

  • John Duncan

    Military | First Lieutenant

  • Roswell Freedman

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot
    Flew 4 missions on D-Day, 3 days later hit diving at a troop train (won Purple Heart). Battle of the Bulge. ...

  • Clarence Sullivan

    Military | Second Lieutenant

  • Jimmie Wright

    Military | Second Lieutenant

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 October 2015 16:19:56 K Flynn Changes to caption and person associations
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Associated people by names given in caption

Date Contributor Update
05 October 2015 12:12:46 K Flynn Created entry with collection and caption
Sources

Information provided by Bottisham Airfield Museum

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