See detailed biography at http://p47pilots.com/P47-Pilots.cfm?c=incP47BiographyHome.cfm&vm=BIO&pil... G. Obie
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...
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...
|Born||Havre, MT 59501, USA||29 September 1918|
|Died||15 January 1993|
|Buried||Chinook, MT 59523, USA|
|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|
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