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Kenneth E Moreland


Feb. 13-Aug. 1945, hometown Ft. Dodge, IA



  • John Henry

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 339th Fighter Group
    John B Henry served as a pilot with the 339th Fighter Group. He flew P-51 'San Antone Rose'. Completed tour of duty April 11, 1945. ...

  • William Preddy

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine | 339th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed near Prague (unknown cause) in P-51 'Rusty' 44-11623. Bill was flying wing to Captain Ray Reuter when the two chased a pair of ME262 jet fighters. Hoping to catch them as they landed, but failing, they decided to strafe...

  • Linwood Smith

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 339th Fighter Group
    March 23-July 20, 1945, hometown Garden City, NY

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Units served with

  • 339th Fighter Group

    339th Fighter 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...

  • 503rd Fighter Squadron


  • 44-64012 Irish Eyes

    P-51 Mustang
    Lost due to belly landing, wheels up landing gear failure at RAF Grafton Underwood, England.

Associated Place

  • Fowlmere

    Military site : airfield
    Just as nearby Duxford was known as the 'Duck pond' by American airmen, so Fowlmere was known as 'the Hen Puddle' because of the wet conditions that pervaded the bases during the winter of 1943-1944. The 339th Fighter Group had no choice but to persist...

  • Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire

    Other location


Event Location Date
Born Waverly, IL 14 September 1922
Lived in El Paso, TX 1945 – 1996
Died Hot Springs, AR 11 June 2010


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30 October 2019 02:24:06 Lope10 Changes to events

Lesley Loper - Ft Worth, TX

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30 October 2019 02:18:47 Lope10 Changes to person associations and place associations

Lesley Loper

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30 October 2019 02:10:05 Lope10 Changes to service number

Lesley Loper

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30 October 2019 02:06:41 Lope10 Changes to events and media associations

From his grandson, Lesley Loper

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27 September 2014 18:17:51 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list / Unit History