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Capt. Donald R Emerson,[ Joliette, ND]. 336th Fighter Squadron. P-51D 44-13317 VF-B. Airplane being flown on this occasion by Maj. Freddie Glover. 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

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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. ...

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Group
    Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...

  • 336th Fighter Squadron

    336th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...

People

  • Frederick Glover

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot
    Fred Glover hailed from Asheville, North Carolina. He had once played a little professional baseball. ...

Aircraft

  • 44-13317

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Baled Out Engine Failure 3/4miles East of Fordham, pilot Lt Gilbert L Kesler RTD, 18-Mar-45.

Locations

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

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Date Contributor Update
17 March 2016 19:39:34 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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