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Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron (9th Air Force)



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  • Lewis Brereton

    Military | Lieutenant General | Commanding General
    Lewis Hyde Brereton (June 21, 1890 – July 20, 1967) was a military aviation pioneer and lieutenant general in the United States Air Force. A 1911 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, he began his military career as a United States Army officer...

  • Uzal Ent

    Military | Major General | Commanding General | 376th Bomb Group
    Uzal Girard Ent was an American Army Air Force officer who served as the commander of the 9th Air Force and subsequently the 2nd Air Force during World War II. He flew as mission commander on the Aug 1, 1943, Ploesti oil refinery raid, Operation Tidal...

  • Theodore Lindholm

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Lt Lindholm, the grandson of immigrants from Sweden, was born on 17-Jun-21 and joined the military in Jan-42. His records show he was attached to 454 Squadron, 9th Air Force, in the UK at 9th AAF HQ in Beaulieu, when he was killed in an aircraft crash...


  • HN122

    Airspeed Oxford HN122, assigned to HQ Sqn, 9th Bomb Group, 9AF USAAF.

  • P8920

    Airspeed Oxford P8920, assigned to Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron, 9th Air Force USAAF.

  • R6397

    Airspeed Oxford R6397, assigned to HQ Sqn, 9th AF USAAF. Crashed on takeoff Smith's Lawn Sta 472 due to ice on wings, Cat 5 damage, pilot Lt John W Smith, 26-Nov-43. SOC. ...

  • W6582

    Airspeed Oxford W6582, assigned to HQ Sqn 9AF USAAF.

  • 43-9445

    A-20 Havoc
    Missing on a flight from A-97 Sandweiler, Luxembourg to Boxted, Essex on 19 November 1944. LtCol Frederick E. Fair, Maj John S. Evans, MSgt John H. Pittman and TSgt Dwight E. Barnes lost. MACR 16050

  • 43-9495

    A-20 Havoc
    Crashed at Aldershot, Hampshire on 8 June 1944. Pilot 2Lt William L. Starcher, gunner TSgt Stanley L. Wisneskie and passenger Capt Ralph M. Wyatt were killed.




Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:52 AAM AAM ingest

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)