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LTC Gilbert O. Wymond
Fighter Pilot - Squadron Commander
57th Fighter Group - 65th Fighter Squadron

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  • 57th Fighter Group

    57th Fighter Group

    Group
    The group was first activated as the 57th Pursuit Group in January 1941, flying P-40 Warhawks as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later assigned to the I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York.[3] It trained in New England and...

  • 65th Fighter Squadron

    65th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Formed as a P-40 Warhawk pursuit squadron in January 1941 as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York. Trained in New England and provided air defense of the northeast after the Japanese...

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  • Gilbert Wymond

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot 1055 single engine/Squadron Commander
    Gil Wymond was born on September 23, 1919, in Louisville, Kentucky. After attending the University of Kentucky for two years, he enlisted in the Aviation Cadet Program of the U.S. Army Air Corps on April 25, 1941, and was commissioned a 2d Lt and...

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Date Contributor Update
18 December 2016 03:03:04 466thHistorian Created entry with caption and unit associations
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