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James A Steiger

Military

1 victory on 2 Mar 1945

Service

Units served with

  • 339th Fighter Group

    339th Fighter Group

    Group
    In the years before deployment to the UK, the Group had been designated as a Bombardment Group (Dive) and trained in A-24 and A-25 dive-bombers and P-39 Airacobras. When, in April 1944, they joined the Eighth Air Force in Britain though, the pilots...

  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...

  • 364th Fighter Squadron
  • 505th Fighter Squadron
  • Headquarters (339th Fighter Group)

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 January 2021 14:22:38 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and events
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list / The 357th Over Europe

Date Contributor Update
24 July 2019 11:27:32 general ira snapsorter Changes to role
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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