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393rd Fighter Squadron



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  • Alvin Beethe

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 367th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action on 26 November 1944, on a dive bombing mission over Duren, Germany, while flying P-38 lightning (serial number 42-20698). Laurence Bulmer, the flight leader saw Beethe's aircraft descend into a dive, which he did not pull out of, and...

  • Laurence Blumer

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot | 357th Fighter Group
    Five German Luftwaffe airplanes during World War II were shot down in less than 15 minutes by one pilot who was born and raised in North Dakota. Because of this, Larry "Scrappy" Blumer earned the title Fastest Ace in the West. For his actions during...

  • Burnus Hayden

    Military | First Lieutenant

  • James Mason

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 367th Fighter Group

  • William Norris

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 367th Fighter Group
    William Norris was a gentleman. I'm not sure if my dad's war experience made him that way or not, but he lived his life after the war as an honorable, kind man. He was truly part of "The Greatest Generation." I think he was very grateful to have...

  • Stanley Pacek

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine | 367th Fighter Group
    Flight leader 393rd FS 367th FG 65 combat missions 2 kills Shot downed by flak while strafing train on March 30, 1945 MACR #13183 POW for 10 days until liberated. P-47D s/n 44-33037 8L+C Lt Col USAF retired


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Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)