"Republic P-47 crew chief S/Sgt Robert H. McCord of Nashville, assisting pilot Lt Alwin M Juchheim, prior to take off from an 8th Air Force base in England."
Lt Alwin M Juchheim 84th FS, 78th FG (42-74753).
The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. The 78th FG flew each of the three US built principal fighters of the AAF in the ETO. In their Thundetbolts, the 78th FG ...
Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine
Flight leader/Ass't OPS officer 83rd FS 78th FG
76 combat missions 237 combat hours
9 air kills + 6 ground kills
POW May 28, 1944 (collision with P-51B) MACR# 5280
Military | Technical Sergeant | Crew chief
Assigned to 84FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. ETD
Awards: GC, WWII Victory, EAME.
Assigned to 83FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 5ERS, 8AF USAAF.