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Peter Joseph Army

Military

Assigned to 375FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF.

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. ...

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • 375th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Bottisham

    Military site : airfield
    The P-47 Thunderbolts of the 361st Fighter Group damaged the surfaces of the airfield so much in the first months of flying from Bottisham that American engineers were called in to lay a new runway. In January 1944 they constructed a 1,470-yard-long...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Milbury, MA 1 June 1912

Son of Margaret Army.

Enlisted Fort Devens, MA 3 August 1942

Fort Devens, Massachusetts

Based Bottisham 1943 – 1945

Assigned to 375FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 October 2020 09:59:16 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/688082519
https://www.fold3.com/record/85517920-peter-j-army

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