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General Don Richard Ostrander, later Major General. Co-Champion of the Droop Snoot P-38 concept and flew operational missions to prove concept on the Droop Snoot.

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Units

  • 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. ...

  • Headquarters (8th Air Force)

    Headquarters (8th Air Force)


    8th Air Force Headquarters opened in London under the command of General Carl A Spaatz on 19 June 1942. It oversaw all Commands, Wings and Groups engaged in the Strategic Bombing Campaign until February 1944, when it became US Strategic Air Forces in...

People

  • Cass Hough

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Deputy Commander
    Col Hough helped extend the range of fighter aircraft over the continent. He was responsible for the technical superiority of the 8th AAF. He helped to develop the auxilliary drop tanks to add to fighter aircraft which enabled them to go to the target...

  • Don Ostrander

    Military | Major General | Ordnance and Armament Officer
    General Ostrander was born in Stockbridge MI, attended local schools and studied engineering at Western State College, MI. He entered the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in June 1933 and graduated in 1937. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 January 2016 15:56:58 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

http://www.af.mil/AboutUs/Biographies/Display/tabid/225/Article/106005/m...
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Ostrander&GSfn=Don...

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