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Paul G Fox

Military

Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Crew chief. Flew on all four 8AF 'Frantic' operations to Russia.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 334th Fighter Squadron

    334th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 334th Fighter Squadron was the successor to No. 71 Eagle squadron of the Royal Air Force when the 4th Fighter Group was activated on 12 September 1942. They were based at Debden Field, Essex. The "Fighting Eagles" as they were called, flew...

Aircraft

  • 43-6636 'Ill Wind?'

    P-51 Mustang
    One time personal aircraft of Captain Nocholas "Cowboy" Megura. ...

  • 42-7945 'Miss Plainfield'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    'Steve' Pisanos' first Thunderbolt, named for a girl from the town in New Jersey in which he settled after emigrating from Greece in 1938, survived nine months of combat before being transferred out of the 4th Fighter Group on 28 February 1944. Pisanos...

Missions

  • 428

    21 June 1944
    Ruhland, Germany - The target, south of Berlin, bombed by 114 fortresses with an escort of 70 Mustangs went off as planned but not before the Germans destroyed 43 B-17's and damaged 26. Landed in Russia.

  • 524

    6 August 1944

  • 623

    11 September 1944
    Major Harmon flew Command Pilot. Did not hit the target because Mickey wasn't working. Brought our bombs back. Got to shoot at some fighters.

  • 640 Operation Frantic VII

    18 September 1944

Associated Place

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Delaware County, PA, USA 3 July 1913
Enlisted Fort Meade, MD, USA 4 April 1942

Fort George G Meade
Maryland

Based Debden January 1943 – 26 August 1945
Promotion Debden, Loughton IG10 3SW, UK 1 April 1943

Promoted to Staff Sergeant.

Buried Media, PA 19063, USA July 1978

Calvary Cemetery
Media
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA

Died Media, PA 19063, USA 24 July 1978

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 August 2017 14:45:17 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, biography, awards, events, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

http://www.4thfightergroupassociation.org/uploads/8/2/0/3/8203817/334_fo...
https://www.fold3.com/page/86869243_paul_g%20fox/details/
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5201157

Date Contributor Update
28 March 2015 16:52:33 apollo11 Changes to role and place associations
Sources

Personal research & 'The Debden Eagles' by Garry L. Fry.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

'1000 Destroyed' by Capt. Grover C. Hall, Jr.' / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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