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Captain James N Poindexter

CC: S/Sgt W E Strehlow
Arm: Sgt A F Riccobelli



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 352nd Fighter Squadron


  • James Poindexter

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot
    James Poindexter served as a fighter pilot with the 352nd Fighter Squadron of the 353rd Fighter Group out of Raydon, England. On 3 January 1945, he was killed when his P-51 Mustang #44-14859, crashed at Capel St. Mary, Suffolk.



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