Class 42-H-SE 9/6/1942 2nd Lt. 0792420 Langston OK April 25, 1921 – March 31, 1985 Unit: 301st FS, 332nd FG Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross Pilot roster listing Elsberry earned the Distinguished Flying Cross by becoming the first black pilot to destroy three enemy aircraft in a single mission on July […]
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Class 43-E-SE 5/28/1943 2nd Lt. 0804552 Iowa Falls, IA June 20, 1920 – October 10, 2013 Unit: 301st Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group Pilot roster listing Tuskegee Airman pilot Joe Gomer was born on June 20, 1920 in Iowa Falls, Iowa. The Gomer family was one of only two […]
Class 44-H-SE 9/8/1944 Flt. Officer T66139 Providence, RI Oct. 30, 1924 – April 1, 1945 Unit: 301st Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group Awards: Purple Heart, Air Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Congressional Gold Medal Pilot Roster listing It is an unfortunately reality of war that oftentimes loved ones […]