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Capt Airus E Bergstrom ( Brigham City UT ) flew 72 combat missions in World War II with the 359FS, 356FG, 8AF.



  • 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. ...

  • 356th Fighter Group

    356th Fighter Group

    The 356th Fighter Group flew 413 missions between 15 October 1943 and 7 May 1945 and suffered the highest ratio of losses to enemy aircraft claims of any Eighth Air Force Group. This gave the Group the reputation of being the 'hard luck' outfit. The...

  • 359th Fighter Squadron


  • Airus Bergstrom

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 359FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 356FG HQ, 8AF USAAF. 72 missions in 256 combat hours. Credited 1.5 [Ground]. Completed Tour of Duty (ETD). ...


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06 November 2016 15:39:22 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations