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Lt Col Niven Kendall Cranfill, 359FG

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  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    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...

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  • Niven Cranfill

    Military | Colonel | Fighter pilot
    An Ace, Lt. Col. Niven K. Cranfill of Temple, TX, served with HQ and the 368th, 369th, and 370th Fighter Squadrons, from April 1943 through 22 April 1945, flying 133 combat missions in two tours of duty with the 359th Fighter Group. ...

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12 June 2021 16:36:21 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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