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Thomas Ace White

Military

6 kills MTO 95th FS 82nd FG
OPS officer 338th FS 55th FG
Post WWII air tanker pilot
P-38H s/n 42-67030 CL-V "Janet"

Service

Units served with

  • 27th Air Transport Group
  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • 82nd Fighter Group

    82nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 82nd Fighter Group flew training missions from bases in Northern Ireland between October and December 1942. They then joined the Twelfth Air Force in North Africa, supporting the ground invasion of Tunisia, Sicily and Italy. Between October 1943...

  • 338th Fighter Squadron
  • 95th Fighter Squadron

    95th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The squadron was activated in early 1942 at Harding Field, Louisiana as the 95th Pursuit Squadron,[3] one of the original three squadrons of the 82d Pursuit Group.[5] It soon moved to California where it equipped with Lockheed P-38 Lightnings and began...

Associated Place

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

  • Bertreaux

    Military site : airfield

  • Telerghma

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 June 2019 02:10:04 fugari Changes to role, biography, awards, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

JCook Photo Collection & Archives

Date Contributor Update
12 June 2019 14:59:03 general ira snapsorter Changes to unit associations
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
27 February 2017 06:17:44 fugari Changes to middlename, nickname, service number, role, biography, awards, place associations and media associations
Sources

cook

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / WWW.55th.org roster

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