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Fred B Brink Jr

Military

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 44-23515

    P-38 Lightning
    P-38J field modified to 'Droop Snoot*' configuration and fitted out with equipment and aerials for Elint** work. Detached to 192 Sqn*** RAF for Elint** missions. ...

Associated Place

  • Foulsham

    Military site : airfield
    Foulsham was built for the RAF in 1940-42, then used by RAF bombers and RAF special electronic warfare aircraft. An Eighth Air Force Radio Countermeasures detachment was based here in 1944-45 (it also used nearby RAF Oulton. The airfield was closed at...

  • Mount Farm

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 26 October 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 April 2015 05:38:28 brx851b Changes to place associations
Sources

Official USAAF documents, 'Espionage in the Ether' (Rees and Rees).

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2014 13:19:09 brx851b Changes to awards
Sources

US 8th Air Force records

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2014 13:15:11 brx851b Changes to service number, highest rank, role, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

US 8th Air Force records - MACR

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

7th Photo Recon Group Master Directory, 6 June 1996 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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