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John Childs (left) and Huie Lamb (right). Huie's face is bandaged following his ditching in the North Sea when he hit the gunsight. Childs led the Air Sea Rescue Supermarine Walrus to Huie. Image courtesy of Huie Lamb.



  • John Childs

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Huie Lamb

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot
    Huie Lamb, from Abilene Texas, flew 61 combat missions (167:40 combat hours in a P-47, 107:50 in a P-51) with the 82nd Fighter Squadron. He shot down 2 and half aircraft in the air, and was responsible for the destruction of three aircraft on the...


Date Contributor Update
10 November 2014 13:07:20 Carl Created entry with caption and person associations

Image courtesy of Huie Lamb.