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Major Val W Bollwerk HQ Sqn 55FG, 8AF.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • Headquarters Squadron (55th Fighter Group)


  • Valentine Bollwerk

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to HQ Sqn, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Strafing a marshaling yard, hit in the port engine and belly landed near Amiens on 11-Jun-44 in P-38 42-104396. Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 5575. ...


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