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William E Schofield

Military

77 missions flown from June 1944 to 20 April 1945. Flew 30 missions with 379th BG. Started as co-pilot, ended as pilot. Transferred to 1st Scouting Force flying P-51s. Flew 47 missions as lead pilot in Scouting Force.

DFC/ Air Medal/ Good Conduct Medal/ ETO Ribbon

Service

People

  • Baine Hawthorne

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 524th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Harrisonville, Missouri 19 February 1921

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self

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