WWII Veterans of the 412th Fighter Squadron, 373rd Fighter Group, 9th Air Force, USAAF

412th Wolf insignia courtesy of Bruce Lowell and Bob Colangelo

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"Cappy" Bates

2 E/A claimed

George Cooper

4 E/A claimed

Paul DeHart

15 E/A claimed

Gayle Grim

8 E/A claimed

Al Hagg

8 E/A claimed

Hank Hodek

4 1/2 E/A claimed

Dave Kempple

Glen Noyes

3 E/A claimed

Norbert Polanski

8 E/A claimed

Click on photo to be redirected to Dennis Hayman's remembrance of his Uncle Bill

Bill Williams

1 1/2 E/A claimed

Carroll Wooge

Bill Miller

1 E/A confirmed

KIA Christmas Day, 1944

MACR 11777 William M. Miller

(a rememberance)

These young pilots, just a few of the 412th Squadron, were responsible for 55 enemy aircraft destroyed or damaged, in addition to tanks, rails and convoys. Allied ground forces loved them and by their efforts and other brave men like them, Western Europe was restored to peace.

These photos courtesy of Jim McCarthy's photo album.

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last update: 12 Nov 04