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Handorf

Military site : airfield

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Service

Units

  • 406th Fighter Group
  • 366th Fighter Group

    366th Fighter Group

    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...

People

  • William Gray

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 366th Fighter Group
    Lt William J Gray Jr, was on a dive bombing mission in Germany. On his way back to base after releasing his bomb load, he and his "Yellow" flight members were providing top cover at 7,000 feet for "Red" and "Blue" flights when an enemy truck was...

  • Kenneth Jockel

    Military | Staff Sergeant | armorer Gunner 612 | 351st Bomb Group

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 September 2019 13:13:56 Emily Changes to name and known as
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Changed title as per USAAF Continental Airfields: ETO, D-Day to VE-Day

Date Contributor Update
20 August 2015 03:27:54 Tanks Changes to latitude and longitude
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Pictures of 406th Fighter Group

Date Contributor Update
20 August 2015 03:19:10 Tanks Created entry with name, number, known as, latitude, longitude, usaaf from date and media associations
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Pictures of 406th Fighter Group

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