Class 45-E-SE 8/4/1945 Flt. Officer T70223 Detroit, MI Born 1924 Unit: 302nd Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group Pilot roster listing Based on an interview with Mr. Fuller Oct. 22, 2012 William Fuller was born in Detroit in 1924, he registered for draft at age 18 and received induction […]
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Class 44-G-SE 8/4/1944 2nd Lt. 0835417 Xenia, OH June 19, 1923 – February 23, 2015 Unit: 99th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group Awards: Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Bronze Star, Presidential Unit Citation, all with Oak Leaf Clusters, Congressional Gold Medal Pilot roster listing “We [referring to the Tuskegee Airmen] […]
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 […]
Class 44-G-SE 8/4/1944 Flt. Officer T64635 Freeport, NY March 20, 1922- December 31, 2016 Unit: 99th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group Awards: Purple Heart, Congressional Gold Medal Pilot roster listing As a youngster, Gaines and his older brother were raised by their mother in Freeport, Long Island, in their grandparents’ home. He […]
Class 44-A-SE 1/7/1944 2nd Lt. 0819462 Dubuque, IA February 9, 1919 – July 26, 2018 Unit: 100th Fighter Squadron and the 332nd Fighter Group Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Purple Heart Martin, known as “Fox,” grew up in Iowa and became entranced […]