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George Alvin Mahen


'56th FG, Wolfpack, turned out to be an experience that I'll never forget, too much happened to remember it all at one time, haven't been to museum, stopped once when it was under construction'

Good Conduct, American Campaign, ETO, WW2 Victory 5 overseas bars


Units served with

  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter 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...

  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...

  • 1030th Signal Company Signal Squadron


Event Location Date
Born Duboise, Pa 2 November 1919


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:46 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self (mailed info to library 22 Jun 2007)