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416th BG - 668th BS - 9th AF
Pilots of the 668th BS relaxing at their barracks at Wethersfield Airfield
L to R: Lucian J. Siracusa, Richard F. Shaefer (in window), Robert D. Lesher, Joseph F. Meagher (sitting)



  • Robert Lesher

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • Joseph Meagher

    Military | Captain | Pilot

  • Richard Shaefer

    Military | Major | Pilot - Squadron Commander- Asst. Group Ops Officer
    Lieutenant General Richard F. Shaefer is deputy chairman, NATO Military Committee at Brussels, Belgium. ...

  • Lucian Siracusa

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot


  • Wethersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Planned in 1942 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Wethersfield was then supposed to be loaned to the RAF in 1943, but was re-allocated to the Ninth Air Force by the time it was complete. Built during 1943-44, it had three concrete runways, 49 loop...


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13 April 2021 20:21:09 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations