Capt. Richard L Stiefvater, Batavia, NY. 384th Fighter Squadron. P-51D 44-15276 5Y-T "Batavia Blitz", named for his Hometown, Batavia, NY. Capt. Stiefvater is on the left in this photo of "C Flight". On the right, straddling the wheel is Lt. Roland A Henderson.
The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...
Military | Captain | Pilot
Assigned to 384FS, 384FG, 8AF USAAF.
Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.
Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Plane name was Batavia Blitz.
Awards: AM (6OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.
Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.