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27th Fighter Squadron

Squadron

Structure

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  • 1st Fighter Group

    1st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 1st Fighter Group were initially deployed to Britain in the summer of 1942 as part of Operation Bolero. After shuttling through a number of different bases in the UK, the Group was reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force in September 1942 and supported...

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People

  • Charley Brown

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 1st Fighter Group
    Assigned to 84FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 27FS, 1FG, 12AF USAAF. Credited 3 x kills. ...

  • James Hunt

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot-1056 Twin Engine | 1st Fighter Group
    Flight Leader 27th FS 1st FG 43 combat missions

  • Stanley Lau

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 1st Fighter Group
    LT. COL. STANLEY WILFRED LAU ...

  • Henry Smith

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 1st Fighter Group
    Prisoner of War (POW), Stalag Luft III AM w/ 5 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH/ POW

  • Chester Trout

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot Twin Engine | 1st Fighter Group
    40th FS SWP New Guinea P-39 1 kill 27th FS OPS officer KIA Passau, Germany April 15, 1945

  • Nfn Webster

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 1st Fighter Group
    Crash landed in P-38-F 19 August 1942. Returned to service.

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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