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William N Howard

Military

Evaded (EVD) Crashed near Dijon on 28 Aug 44 in P-38 'Marion' #42104407

Service

Units served with

  • 479th Fighter Group

    479th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 479th was the last Fighter Group to join the Eighth Air Force, which they did on 14 May 1944. Known as "Riddle's Raiders", after their first Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Kyle L. Riddle, the Group flew escort and fighter sweep missions before D-Day....

  • 436th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Buffalo, New York, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 28 August 1944
Evaded Returned (EVD:R)
Promoted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8321 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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