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Edward F Pogue

Military

9 ground straffing kills inc 5 He111, 1 Me110, 3 Me109, 1 He177
Flew P-51s, F-80s in post WWII Japan and F-84s during the Korean War.

Service

Units served with

  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    Group
    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

  • 79th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-13535 'Black's Bird'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal A/C of Lt Black, Cpt Roark and Lt Pogue at various times.

Associated Place

  • Kings Cliffe

    Military site : airfield
    Kings Cliffe began as a satellite air base for the Group based at nearby Wittering. The 56th Fighter Group, however, were all based at Kings Cliffe and it was here that the pilots trained in P-47 Thunderbolts and flew their first missions in the...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chattanooga, Tennessee
End of War
Promoted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 November 2016 22:05:36 fugari Changes to highest rank, role, biography, awards, place associations and media associations
Sources

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / King's Cliffe Memorial Edition / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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