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479th Fighter Group- 8th AF

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  • 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. ...

  • 479th Fighter Group

    479th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 479th was the last Fighter Group to join the Eighth Air Force, which they did on 14 May 1944. Known as "Riddle's Raiders", after their first Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Kyle L. Riddle, the Group flew escort and fighter sweep missions before D-Day....

  • 435th Fighter Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
18 November 2020 01:52:27 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

"The 479th Fighter Group in World War II" - Terry Fairfield
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