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  • 366th Fighter Group

    366th Fighter Group

    The Group moved in England over the New Year of 1944, setting up home first at Membury and then at Thruxton. The pilots' first mission was a fighter sweep of the French coast in March 1944 and from then until D-Day that June the ground supported Allied...

  • 409th Bomb Group


  • Walter Allard

    Military | First Lieutenant | bomber | 409th Bomb Group

  • Allen Diefendorf

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 367th Fighter Group
    Allen J. Diefendorf was a graduate of Class 43-J, Foster Field, Texas. After further training in California, he sailed to England on the HMS Aquitania. He docked at Glasgow on July 24th, and joined the 367th Fighter Group, Ninth Air Force. He arrived...

  • Robert Florine

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    July 9 1944 flew courier run, a series of daily flights to Nomandy to carry messages, important data, etc

  • Melvyn Paisley

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 366th Fighter Group
    Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Engineering and Systems) from December 1981 to March 1987. Authored the book "Ace!" published by Branden Publishing Company, copyright 1992

  • Norman Schulte

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot 1055-single engine | 368th Fighter Group
    Flight leader 395th FS 368th FG KIA downed by FW-190 on Oct. 13, 1944 near Aachen, Germany MACR #9533


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28 February 2021 03:32:47 466thHistorian Changes to name

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