16 June 1944: A dazed 1st Lt Jacob C Blazicek, 367FS/358FG is lifted from the cockpit of his P-47D (42-76436, coded CP-D) at Cardonville airstrip.
The 358th Fighter Group flew seventeen missions with the Eighth Air Force from Leiston air base. At the beginning of February 1944 the Group were transferred to the Ninth Air Force in exchange for the 357th Fighter Group. With the Ninth, the Group went...
Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
Military site : airfield
Used as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943 with temporary runways and buildings. High Halden was then used as a Ninth Air Force Advanced Landing Ground, before being occupied by the 358th Fighter Group in 1944.