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Edgar G Obie


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Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 36th Fighter Group

    36th Fighter Group

    The Group, as the 36th Pursuit Group, were part of the defence force for the Caribbean area and the Panama Canal in 1941, flying P-39s and P-40s out of Puerto Rico. By May 1944 the 36th Fighter Group were flying their first missions out of England...

  • 53rd Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Ashford

    Military site : airfield
    Built as an Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1942-1943, Ashford was improved and made ready for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. The 406th Fighter Group operated from the airfield in 1944, before the airfield was returned to RAF use and returned to...


Event Location Date
Born Havre, MT 59501, USA 29 September 1918
Died 15 January 1993
Buried Chinook, MT 59523, USA


Date Contributor Update
20 July 2016 14:43:41 general ira snapsorter Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and media associations

New entry added with details from:-
- The William E Peto Collection
- G. Obie;