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Capt Ernest L Burdge. SFX/2SF (ex 92nd BG). P-51D 44-13728 OS-G.

Connections

Units

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 2nd Scouting Force
  • Scouting Force (Experimental) (SFX)

    Scouting Force (Experimental) (SFX)

    Squadron
    Formed by Col. Peaslee following presentation of his theory to Gen. Doolittle. The purpose of the Scouting Force concept was for experienced, tour expired lead bomber pilots, escorted by volunteer fighter pilots, to fly ahead of bomber formations to...

People

  • Ernest Burdge

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Bomber / Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 92BG, 8AF USAAF, 30 x B-17 combat missions. Transferred to ESF, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 385FS, 1SF, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 383FS, 1SF, 8AF USAAF. 40 x scouting missions. Awards: DFC (2OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

  • 44-13728

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned 357FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to Scout Force[Experimental] SFX. Transferred to 2nd Scouting Force [2SF].

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 August 2017 18:37:59 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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