479th
FIGHTER GROUP


(Version provisoire - en construction)
155 victoires

 

 

434 Fighter Squadron
(92.5 vict)

Nom Grade Unité Date Ennemi Avion d'arme TOP Nbr Vict
BORN DAVID L 1st Lt 434FTR 02-14-1945 - - European 1
BOWERS CLIFFORD W 2nd Lt 434FTR 01-01-1945 - - European 0.5
BROWN PHILIP A 1st Lt 434FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 1
CREIGHTON RICHARD D 1st Lt 434FTR 02-09-1945 - - European 1
CREIGHTON RICHARD D 2nd Lt 434FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 1
DAUDISTEL WILLIAM H 1st Lt 434FTR 02-14-1945 - - European 1
DONNELL JOHN C JR 2nd Lt 434FTR 11-02-1944 - - European 1
DRAKE WALTER M 1st Lt 434FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 1
DUFFIE CLAIRE A P Captain 434FTR 08-25-1944 - - European 2
DUFFIE CLAIRE A P Captain 434FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 1
GLEASON GEORGE W 1st Lt 434FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 3
GLEASON GEORGE W 1st Lt 434FTR 09-28-1944 - - European 2
GLEASON GEORGE W 1st Lt 434FTR 12-23-1944 - - European 2
GLEASON GEORGE W 1st Lt 434FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 3
GLEASON GEORGE W Captain 434FTR 02-09-1945 - - European 2
GOLDEN JOHN T 1st Lt 434FTR 02-10-1945 - - European 1
GRENNING HAROLD F JR 1st Lt 434FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 1
HANSEN JOHN W 1st Lt 434FTR 08-15-1944 - - European 1
HANSEN JOHN W 1st Lt 434FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 1
HELDING ARNOLD G 1st Lt 434FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 1
HENDRIX GEORGE D 1st Lt 434FTR 08-12-1944 - - European 1
HERREN JAMES M JR Lt Colonel 434FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 3
HERREN JAMES M JR Lt Colonel 434FTR 09-28-1944 - - European 1
HOLLISTER BERKLEY E 1st Lt 434FTR 08-25-1944 - - European 2
JACOBSON GAIL E 1st Lt 434FTR 03-19-1945 - - European 0.5
JACOBSON GAIL E 1st Lt 434FTR 04-07-1945 - - European 1
JACOBSON GAIL E 2nd Lt 434FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 2
JACOBSON GAIL E 2nd Lt 434FTR 12-23-1944 - - European 1
JEFFREY ARTHUR F Captain 434FTR 07-05-1944 - - European 1
JEFFREY ARTHUR F Captain 434FTR 07-29-1944 - - European 1
JEFFREY ARTHUR F Captain 434FTR 08-15-1944 - - European 1
JEFFREY ARTHUR F Captain 434FTR 08-28-1944 - - European 1
JEFFREY ARTHUR F Lt Colonel 434FTR 02-14-1945 - - European 1
JEFFREY ARTHUR F Major 434FTR 10-07-1944 - - European 1
JEFFREY ARTHUR F Major 434FTR 11-02-1944 - - European 1
JEFFREY ARTHUR F Major 434FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 3
JEFFREY ARTHUR F Major 434FTR 12-23-1944 - - European 3
JEFFREY ARTHUR F Major 434FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 1
JENKINS HAROLD M 2nd Lt 434FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 1
LUNSTRUM RICHARD M 2nd Lt 434FTR 09-28-1944 - - European 1
MALEY RONALD L 2nd Lt 434FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 1
MATHEWS HAROLD E 1st Lt 434FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 1
MCCHRYSTAL RICHARD G 1st Lt 434FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 1
MCCHRYSTAL RICHARD G 2nd Lt 434FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 1
MCCHRYSTAL RICHARD G Captain 434FTR 02-14-1945 - - European 1
MORROW JOHN W 2nd Lt 434FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 1
MUNSON ROBERT L 2nd Lt 434FTR 04-07-1945 - - European 1
MURR JOHN N 1st Lt 434FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 1
MURR JOHN N 2nd Lt 434FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 1
NAGEL JEROME K 1st Lt 434FTR 04-07-1945 - - European 1
NEELY TOM D 1st Lt 434FTR 12-23-1944 - - European 2
OLDS ROBIN Captain 434FTR 08-14-1944 - - European 2
OLDS ROBIN Captain 434FTR 08-25-1944 - - European 3
OLDS ROBIN Captain 434FTR 10-06-1944 - - European 1
OLDS ROBIN Major 434FTR 02-09-1945 - - European 1
OLDS ROBIN Major 434FTR 02-14-1945 - - European 2
OLDS ROBIN Major 434FTR 03-19-1945 - - European 2
OLDS ROBIN Major 434FTR 04-07-1945 - - European 1
OLSON THOMAS C 1st Lt 434FTR 08-28-1944 - - European 1
PAVLOCK QUENTIN S 1st Lt 434FTR 08-15-1944 - - European 1
PAVLOCK QUENTIN S 1st Lt 434FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 3
SEARS EUGENE E 2nd Lt 434FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 1
TAYLOR FRANK M 1st Lt 434FTR 03-19-1945 - - European 0.5
THOMPSON HILTON O 1st Lt 434FTR 04-25-1945 - - European 1
THOMPSON HILTON O 2nd Lt 434FTR 04-07-1945 - - European 1
TIPPS JOHN T 2nd Lt 434FTR 07-06-1944 - - European 1
WENDT EUGENE H 1st Lt 434FTR 02-09-1945 - - European 1
WENDT EUGENE H 1st Lt 434FTR 02-14-1945 - - European 2
WENDT EUGENE H 1st Lt 434FTR 03-25-1945 - - European 1

 

435 Fighter Squadron
(33.5 vict)

Nom Grade Unité Date Ennemi Avion d'arme TOP Nbr Vict
BENOIT NORMAN R 1st Lt 435FTR 10-07-1944 - - European 0.5
BENOIT NORMAN R 1st Lt 435FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 1
BENOIT NORMAN R Captain 435FTR 02-09-1945 - - European 1
BUTLER NELSON W 1st Lt 435FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 2
BUTLER NELSON W 1st Lt 435FTR 12-24-1944 - - European 1
CANDELARIA RICHARD G 1st Lt 435FTR 04-07-1945 - - European 4
CANDELARIA RICHARD G 2nd Lt 435FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 2
CARTER RAYMOND S Captain 435FTR 08-05-1944 - - European 1
COURSEY RICHARD R JR Captain 435FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 1
DOOLITTLE GORDON L 1st Lt 435FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 2
DOOLITTLE GORDON L Captain 435FTR 02-09-1945 - - European 1
FRIEND RAY K 1st Lt 435FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 1
GORIAN MARTIN G 1st Lt 435FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 1
GOSSARD PHILIP D 1st Lt 435FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 1
HOOKER VERNE E Captain 435FTR 04-07-1945 - - European 2
JORDAN HERBERT H Major 435FTR 01-14-1945 - - European 1
JORDAN HERBERT H Major 435FTR 02-09-1945 - - European 1
KING DAVID E 1st Lt 435FTR 02-09-1945 - - European 1
MEANS BILLY C 1st Lt 435FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 1
MONSELL CHARLES F JR 1st Lt 435FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 1
PETTERSON LEWIS P 1st Lt 435FTR 11-27-1944 - - European 1
PICKERING WILLIAM H 1st Lt 435FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 2
ROGERS JOHN R 2nd Lt 435FTR - - - European 1
SOWERBY THEODORE J 1st Lt 435FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 1
SOWERBY THEODORE J 1st Lt 435FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 1
SYKES GEORGE K Captain 435FTR 08-05-1944 - - European 1

 

436 Fighter Squadron
(24 vict)

Nom Grade Unité Date Ennemi Avion d'arme TOP Nbr Vict
BISCAYART JULES D Major 436FTR 09-28-1944 - - European 2
DUNN DONALD A 1st Lt 436FTR 09-28-1944 - - European 3
ERNST CARL V Captain 436FTR 12-23-1944 - - European 1
GRASSHOFF HANS J 1st Lt 436FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 1
GRASSHOFF HANS J 1st Lt 436FTR 11-27-1944 - - European 1
GRASSHOFF HANS J 2nd Lt 436FTR 07-24-1944 - - European 0.5
HUYCKE ANDRE E Captain 436FTR 12-23-1944 - - European 1
JOHNSON CLARENCE O 1st Lt 436FTR 06-22-1944 - - European 1
LEWIN EDWARD C Captain 436FTR 12-23-1944 - - European 1
MICKEY MELVIN S 2nd Lt 436FTR 08-05-1944 - - European 1
MOORE CLIFFORD J JR Captain 436FTR 08-05-1944 - - European 1
MULVANY GEROLD M 2nd Lt 436FTR 09-26-1944 - - European 1
MYERS THOMAS E 1st Lt 436FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 0.5
MYERS THOMAS E 2nd Lt 436FTR 10-06-1944 - - European 1
PLUNK HENRY P 2nd Lt 436FTR 07-24-1944 - - European 0.5
SPENCER RICHARD S JR Captain 436FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 2
STRAUB GEORGE 1st Lt 436FTR 09-28-1944 - - European 1
STRUBY JOSEPH R Captain 436FTR 12-23-1944 - - European 1
VASSUER PETER C 2nd Lt 436FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 0.5
WOLSKI VICTOR 1st Lt 436FTR 09-28-1944 - - European 3

 

Air Forced Assigned To :

8th (April '44 - end WWII)

Stations Flown From :

Wattisham, England (May '44 - End WWII)

Campaigns Flown in :

Air Offensive, Europe
Normandy
Northern France
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

Awards Won :

Distinguished Unit Citation: Central ETO, 18 Aug, 5 and 26th Sept '44
French Croix de Guerre with Palm

Total Aircraft Claims in Air :

Destroyed 155

Probable 12

Damaged 39

Aces were :

(scores in the group only- some scored victories while flying in other groups or squadrons)

HQ :

Zemke, H (2.5)

434th FS :

Jeffery, A.F. (14)
Olds, R (13)
Gleason, G.W. (12)
Creighton, R.D. (2)

435th FS :

Candelaria R G (6)

 



Source :

STARS & BARS - Frank Olynyk - Grub Street Editions
http://afhra.maxwell.af.mil/index.asp
http://www.web-birds.com/