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Colonel Richard H Broach 369FS, 359FG, 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. ...

  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...

  • 369th Fighter Squadron


  • Richard Broach

    Military | Colonel | Fighter pilot
    Graduated US Military Academy West Point Jan-43. Assigned to 369FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Berlin in P-51B 42-106771 'Dotty'. Strafed first a barge and then a train on return journey and took flak hit to oil system, A/C...


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