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Paul J Trudeau

Military

Assigned to 351st Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group on 11 February 1944.
Transferred to 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron on 26 May 1944.
Transferred to 555th Fighter Training Squadron, 496th Fighter Training Group on 18 January 1945.
Transferred to Headquarters of the 496th FTG on 23 January 1945.
Transferred back to the 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron on 16 February 1945.
Transferred to 336th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group on 13 May 1945.

RTD

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-8619 Man Made Monster

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    A/C 42-8619 P-47D-5-RE. The third “Lonsome Polecat” of Lt. George N. Ahles. ...

Associated Place

  • Metfield

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Metfield had three concrete runways, 39 pan plus 15 loop hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied by the 353rd Fighter Group, equipped with P-47s, from August 1943 to...

  • Raydon

    Military site : airfield
    Although never used as such, Raydon was built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, with three concrete runways, 50 loop and one pan hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. Initially on loan to the Ninth Air Force, it was first...

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Pittsfield, MA, USA 1940
End Tour of Duty (ETD) Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 13 May 1945

ETD with 336th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 November 2014 17:03:52 Lucy May Changes to service number, role, biography, events and place associations
Sources

Combined two records. Now includes information from the following source:
Combat Chronology / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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