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Major General John H 'Buck' Buckner.



  • 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. ...

  • 358th Fighter Group

    358th Fighter Group

    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...

  • 365th Fighter Squadron
  • 366th Fighter Squadron


  • John Buckner

    Military | Major General | Fighter pilot / Op's Officer / Commanding Officer
    Assigned to 366FS, 358FG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 122 x combat missions as wing man, element leader, flight commander, and operations officer. Made commander of 365FS, 358FG, 8AF USAAF. ...


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31 July 2017 10:11:28 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations