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James C Hare

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 57th Fighter Group

    57th Fighter Group

    Group
    The group was first activated as the 57th Pursuit Group in January 1941, flying P-40 Warhawks as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later assigned to the I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York.[3] It trained in New England and...

  • 65th Fighter Squadron

    65th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Formed as a P-40 Warhawk pursuit squadron in January 1941 as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York. Trained in New England and provided air defense of the northeast after the Japanese...

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born South Carolina, USA 1916
Lived in Lexington County, SC, USA 1941
Enlisted Fort Jackson, SC 29207, USA 16 September 1941
1st 57th Fighter Group Combat Tour Alto, 20242 Pietroso, France August 1943 – October 1944
Aerial Victory Valle del Po, 46018 Sabbioneta, Province of Mantua, Italy 7 July 1944

1x Ca.133

This was the last of 49 aerial victories scored by the 65th FS during the war.

2md 57th Fighter Group Combat Tour Grosseto Airport, Via Orcagna 125, 58100 Grosseto GR, Italy February 1945 – May 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2016 02:06:25 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

"57th Fighter Group" - Carl Molesworth
page 96

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2016 02:04:35 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://57thfightergroup.org/pictures/james_hare/corsica9.html
http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=862416

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