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James E Brady

Military

Assigned to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Flew P-51D 44-????? CL-N 'Bama Girl'. ETD (ETD). Transferred to the 474th Fighter Group.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME, OCC.

Service

Units served with

  • 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. ...

  • 474th Fighter Group
  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • 338th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

  • Florennes / Juzaine

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Perry, FL, USA 11 August 1944

Taxiing Accident Perry AAF, Perry, FL Cat 3 damage F/O James E Brady, 11-Aug-44.

P-40N 43-24671 - 342BU 3AF.

Based Wormingford 18 January 1945 – 13 November 1945

Assigned to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF.

E/A destroyed [Ground] Landshut, Germany 16 April 1945

Me-109 destroyed (ground) Nth/Landshut. 16-Apr-45.

Based Florennes / Juzaine 13 November 1945

Transferred to the 474th Fighter Group.

End Tour of Duty (ETD) England, UK December 1945

Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2017 17:41:48 Al_Skiff Changes to nickname, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.station131.co.uk/55th/Pilots/338th%20Pilots/Brady%20James%20E...
http://littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=Brady&Submit=Search
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Brady%2C+James+E&...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list / WWW.55th.org roster

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