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Lignerolles

Military site : airfield

Detailed history

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Service

Units

  • 362nd Fighter Group

    362nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group trained in P-47s and moved to England in November 1943. Arriving earlier than many other Ninth Air Force fighter groups, the pilots main occupation was escort work for heavy bombers. The Group's first mission on 8 February 1944 was one...

People

  • Donald Clark

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 362nd Fighter Group
    Don Clark, retired (age 93 as of 20 February 2016), was an original member of the 362nd Fighter Group, 377th Fighter Squadron (the Maulers). ...

  • Donald Hillman

    Military | Colonel | Fighter pilot-1055 Deputy Group CO | 365th Fighter Group
    CO 386th FS Deputy Gp CO 365th FG 146 missions 5 air kills MIA/POW Oct 7, 1944. MACR #9644 Post War: CO 94th FS (was on the cover of Life Magazine) CO 42nd BW and 92nd BW flying B-52s. Col USAF retired on Sep[t. 1, 1962.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 February 2017 13:19:59 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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