Castle Bromwich built, 9MU 27-Aug-42, 82MU 19-Sep-42, SS622 17-Oct-42, Gibraltar1-Nov-42, NW Africa 28-Feb-43, Assigned to 309FS, 31FG, 8AF USAAF May-43. Personal aircraft of Capt Frank Hill.
The 31st Fighter Group only flew missions from England between June and September 1942 but during this period they supported the Dieppe raid, the assault on occupied Europe, predominantly by the Canadian army. The attack was forced into early retreat...
Military | Colonel | Fighter pilot | 31st Fighter Group
Hill taught himself to fly gliders as early as 1937. Began his career in 1939 in the Army Air Corps. He became a flight commander [308FS] and in May-42 went to England where the 31st Fighter Group was flying Spitfires. Hill participated in invasions...