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1LT James Walter Smedley
Fighter Pilot
86th FBG - 527th FBS - 12th AF
POW

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Units

  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force


    The 12th Air Force was established in the USA during the Second World War to provide the Army Air Force component of Operation Torch (the invasion of French North Africa) in 1942. The Air Force initially moved to England for training before...

  • 86th Fighter Group

    86th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group was constituted as 86th Bombardment Group (Light) on 13-Jan 1942, and activated on 10 Feb 1942. It was redesignated 86th Bombardment Group (Dive) in Sep 1942, 86th Fighter-Bomber Group in Aug 1943, and 86th Fighter Group in May 1944. ...

  • 527th Fighter-Bomber Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
31 January 2021 23:14:57 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/86328860/person/1421851...

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