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  • Oscar Gewinner

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 370th Fighter Group
    Bud Gewinner served as a fighter pilot of the 485th Fighter Squadron of the 370th Fighter Group. He began to keep a diary when he was went overseas on 31 January 1944, and it runs until 20 October 1944. He flew his first mission on 18 April 1944,...

  • John Griffin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot, P-38 Model J-15 | 370th Fighter Group
    John V. "Jack" Griffin was the oldest son of George Joseph Griffin and Irene Margaret Bailey Griffin. His sister, Patricia Griffin Burch, refers to him as "the handsome one". Per her recollection, he always wanted to fly and took private lessons in...

  • Robert Jones

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 370th Fighter Group

  • Gustav Lundquist

    Military | Brigadier General | Fighter Pilot 1055-single engine | 352nd Fighter Group
    Brigadier General Gustav E. Lundquist is commander of the Arnold Engineering Development Center, Air Force Systems Command, Arnold Air Force Station, Tenn. ...

  • Roy Napier

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 370th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 485FS, 370FG, 9AF, USAAF. Crashed due to bad weather Guise, France 3-Jan-45 Died non Battle (DNB). Awards: PH.

  • Paul Sabo

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot-1055 Squadron Commander | 20th Fighter Group
    Flight leader 77th FS 20th FG 8th AF 1943-44 ...

  • Carleton Thompson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 370th Fighter Group

  • Maurice Vikse

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 370th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 485FS, 370FG, 9AF USAAF. Took off from Florennes airfield, Belgium in P-38 44-23483 on a bomber escort to Germany. The aircraft encountered engine problems en route to the target and aborted the mission. Crashed near Domevre in the Nancy /...





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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)