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411th Fighter Squadron

Squadron

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Woodchurch

Connections

People

  • William Buttner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 373rd Fighter Group
    William "Bill" M. Buttner grew up an only child in the St. Louis, Missouri area. His parents divorced when he was 14 years old and Bill and his mother relocated to her native Twin Falls, Idaho. In 1937, Bill was sent to the New Mexico Military...

  • Bruce Byers

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 373rd Fighter Group
    Bruce Byers served as a P-47 pilot with the 411th Fighter Squadron of the 373rd Fighter Group.

  • Frank Hawn

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 373rd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 411FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Bonn airfield section joined melee with 25+ Me109's and 4 x Fw190's shot down in dogfight. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 11493. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Drew Holbrook

    Military | Colonel | Fighter pilot | 373rd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 411FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Bonn airfield. On return spotted melee with 2 x dozen Me109's and 4 x Fw190's shot down in ensuing dogfight. Prisoner of War (POW). 23-Dec-44. MACR 11437. ...

  • Samuel Marshall

    Military | Major | Pilot | 373rd Fighter Group
    Sam Marshall flew 110 missions as part of the 411th Fighter Squadron of the 373rd Fighter Group. He completed two tours of duty. He was awarded the Air Medal with 14 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Silver Star.

  • Clifford Welden

    Military | Corporal | 373rd Fighter Group
    Clifford Welden served with the 411th Fighter Squadron of the 373rd Fighter Group out of Woodchurch, England. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-26942

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 411FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Bonn airfield section joined melee with 25+ Me109's and 4 x Fw190's shot down in dogfight. Pilot 1st Lt Frank A Hawn POW. MACR 11493.

  • 42-28425

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 411FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Bonn airfield. On return spotted melee with 2 x dozen Me109's and 4 x Fw190's shot down in ensuing dogfight. Pilot 1Lt Drew F Holbrook POW. 23-Dec-44. MACR 11437.

  • 42-7928

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 334FS, 4FG 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 411th Fighter Squadron, 373rd Fighter Group 9AF USAAF. A/C believed lost 29-May-44 due to Mech Failure, pilot 2nd Lt Robert J Grace MIA.

  • 42-75057

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 328FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 411FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF.

  • 42-25987

    P-47 Thunderbolt

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:52:17 rossingtonj Changes to type and stations
Sources

Merging of duplicate records. Place added. Original source:
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)

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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