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Toul / Ochey

Military site : airfield

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Service

Units

  • 50th Fighter Group

    50th Fighter Group

    Group
    Before the build-up to D-Day, the group were based in the United States as part of the Fighter School Command and the Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics. In spring 1944 though, like so many other fighter and bomb groups, the 50th Fighter Group...

  • 27th Fighter Group

    27th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 27th went through two different incarnations during the Second World War. As the 27th Bombardment Group it fought in the Philippines and Java in 1941-42. It was then reformed in the US and sent to North Africa, where it eventually became the 27th...

  • 415th Night Fighter Squadron

People

  • Donald Angell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | fighter pilot | 50th Fighter Group
    DONALD A. ANGELL, Sr. 86, of The Villages, Florida passed away on January 18, 2008. He had been a resident of the Palm Beach Gardens area since 1968 after retiring from the US Air Force as a Major. He had resided at The Villages since September 2003....

  • Arnol Sellars

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 27th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 522FS, 27FG, 12AF USAAF. 56 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recce to Heilbronn A/D in P-47D 44-33066, hit by flak and baled out SW of Grombach. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 February 2017 11:17:15 general ira snapsorter Created entry with name, number, latitude and longitude
Sources

Place added with details from:
- "Battle Colors Volume III - Insignia and Tactical Markings of the Ninth Air Force in World War Two' by Robert A. Watkins;
- http://www.ixengineercommand.com/airfields/physical.php

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