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Headquarters (366th Fighter Group)

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  • 366th Fighter Group

    366th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved in England over the New Year of 1944, setting up home first at Membury and then at Thruxton. The pilots' first mission was a fighter sweep of the French coast in March 1944 and from then until D-Day that June the ground supported Allied...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Thruxton

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Aircraft

Citations

Distinguished Unit Citation: 11 July 1944, Belgian Croix De Guerre - Citations in the Order of the Day, Belgian Army: 6 Jun-30 Sep 1944, 1 Oct-17 Dec 1944, 18 Dec 1944-15 Jan 1945. Seven Campaign Streamers:
Air Offensive, Europe 14Jul42-5Jun44
Normandy 6Jun-24Jul 44
Northern France 25Jul-14Sep44
Rhineland 15Sep44-21Mar45
Ardennes-Alsace 16Dec44-25Jan45
Central Europe 22Mar-11May45
Air Combat EAME 7Dec41-2Sep45

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 December 2016 14:21:06 Paul Jacob Changes to citations
Sources

http://www.366fighterassociation.net/wwii-citations.html
http://www.366fighterassociation.net/distinguished-unit-citation---wwii....

Date Contributor Update
20 December 2016 14:02:41 Paul Jacob Changes to nicknames and aircraft types
Sources

"The War We Fought" (An almost daily account of the 366th Fighter Group "Hun Hunters"
from stand up, June 1, 1943 at Richmond AAF, VA, through deactivation, August 20, 1946 at Fritzlar, Germany.) http://www.366fighterassociation.net/the-war-we-fought.html

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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)

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