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14. stíhací skupina [1942-1945]

14th Fighter Group

Created as 14th Pursuit Group (Fighter) 20.11.1940
Activated 15.1.1941
Transformed to the 14th Fighter Group in may 1942
Deactivated 9.9.1945
Activated 20.11.1946
Deactivated 2.10.1949
Transformed in the 14th Fighter Group (Air Defense)
Activated 18.8.1955

SQUADRON
37th - 1943 - 1945; 1946 - 1949; I955 -
48th - 1941 - 1945; 1946 - 1949
49th - 1941 - 1945; 1946 - 1949
50th - 1941 - 1942

STATIONS
Novato, Hamilton Field , 15.1.1941
Moreno Valley, March Field , 10.6.1941
Novato, Hamilton Field , 7.2. - 16.7.1942
Atcham, USAAF Station 342 , 18.8. - November 1942
Tafraoui, Tafaraoui Airfield / , 15.11.1942
Dar El Beida, Maison Blanche Airport / , 18.11.1942
Youks-les-Bains, Youks les Bains Airfield / , 22.11.1942
Ouled Hamla, Berteaux Airfield / , 9.1.1943
Mediouna, French Morocco, 5.3.1943
Telerghma, Telergma Airport / , 5.5.1943
El Bathan, Tunisia,,3.6.1943
Ste-Marie-Du-Zit, Tunisia, 25.7.1943
San Severo, Triola Airfield / , 12.12.1943
Lesina, Lesina Airfield / , September - 9.9.1945
Bangor, the Dow Army Airfield , 20.11.1946 - 2.10.1949
Ethan Allen AFB, Vt, 18.8.1955 -

COMMANDERS
1st Lt Troy Keith, 15.1.1941
Col Thayer S Olds, 18.4.1941
Lt Col Troy Keith, 28.1.1943
Col Oliver B Taylor, 26.9.1943
Col Daniel S Campbell, 18.7.1944
Col Thomas B Whitehouse, mar 1945 - unknown date
Lt Col Lewis W. Chick Jr., 24.12.1946
Col Loring F Stetson Jr, 7.1.1948
Col George And McHenry, July 1949
Lt Col Arvie E Olson Jr, August 1949 - unknown date
Col Harry L. Downing, 1955

CAMPAIGNS
Air Combat, EAME Theater
Air Offensive, Europe
Tunisia
Sicily
Naples-Foggia
Rome-Arno
Normandy
Northern France
Southern France
North Apennines
Rhineland
Central Europe
After The Valley

DECORATIONS
Distinguished Unit Citation - Austria, 2.4.1944.
14. stíhací skupina [1942-1945] - znak 14th FIGHTER GROUP

znak 14th FIGHTER GROUP
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Kody squadron
48 ES
49 QU


Používaný letoun
P-38
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I present here some of the loss of aircraft 14 FG and their cause:

27.8.1943, P-38, s/n 42-1287?, Oblt. Franz Schiess (63 kills), 8./JG 53, 40 km J from Capua, 13:11.

9.11.1943, P-38, s/n 43-2315, Oblt. Franz Hrdlicka (37 kills), 5./JG 77, sector 75 712, 12:05.

16.12.1943, P-38, s/n 43-2379, Hptm. Joachim Kirschner (186 kills), Stab IV./JG 27, SZ from Amfissy, 13:20.

17.12.1944, P-38 J, (black, 20), s/n 42-68073, 48 sq., Fw 190 A-8, Fw. Dohms, 8./JG 300, around Vinary (Přerov), 12:03, 2/Lt. David R. Miles, POW.

17.12.1944, P-38 L, "Melancholy Babe", s/n 44-24666, 37 sq., Bf 109 G-14, Lt. Pipke, 16./JG 300, - landing, bearing at the local stadium in the town of Přerov, 12:30, 2/Lt. Ernest In. Rountree, POW.

1.3.1945, P-38 L, (17), s/n 44-23187, 48 sq., it caught on a high tension wire during the shelling of the train, the railway station Pouzdřany (Břeclav), around 11:20, 2/Lt. Fred G. Clifgard, KIA.

11.4.1945, P-38 L, s/n 44-25720, 37 sq., Fw 190 F, ? The Pilot, Even./SG 10, around Srubce, (Ceske Budejovice), 10:43, 1/Lt. Robert W. Whitehead, KIA.

Please, does anyone know the names of the first three of the above pilots the P-38 destroyed lightnings?.
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The number of reports of loss - Date - Type of aircraft - Serial number
2808 - 18.5.1943 - P-38 - 43-23??
535 - 15.6.1943 - P-38 - 43-2466
308 - 18.6.1943 - P-38 - 42-12?87
309 - 18.6.1943 - P-38 - 43-2499
57 - 24.6.1943 - P-38 - 43-2360
100 - 10.7.1943 - P-38 - 43-23?9
340 - 10.7.1943 - P-38 - 42-1293?
74 - 10.7.1943 - P-38 - 42-12961
70 - 12.7.1943 - P-38 - 43-2333
336 - 13.7.1943 - P-38 - 42-13212
445 - 4.8.1943 - P-38 - 43-2393
413 - 17.8.1943 - P-38 - 42-1314?
410 - 17.8.1943 - P-38 - 42-13413
412 - 17.8.1943 - P-38 - 42-13430
479 - 19.8.1943 - P-38 - 42-13152
488 - 23.8.1943 - P-38 - 42-13233
506 - 25.8.1943 - P-38 - 43-2470
503 - 25.8.1943 - P-38 - 43-2534
510 - 27.8.1943 - P-38 - 42-1287?
511 - 28.8.1943 - P-38 - 43-2538
512 - 29.8.1943 - P-38 - 42-13410
508 - 30.8.1943 - P-38 - 43-2418
707 - 15.9.1943 - P-38 - 43-2407
715 - 18.9.1943 - P-38 - 42-12924
714 - 18.9.1943 - P-38 - 42-13398
1182 - 9.11.1943 - P-38 - 43-2315
2079 - 16.12.1943 - P-38 - 43-2379
1494 - 30.12.1943 - P-38 - 42-12905
1593 - 30.12.1943 - P-38 - 43-2511
1695 - 3.1.1944 - P-38 - 41-7633
9094 - 3.1.1944 - P-38 - 43-2427
1816 - 10.1.1944 - P-38 - 43-2458
1817 - 13.1.1944 - P-38 - 42-13371
1811 - 13.1.1944 - P-38 - 43-2331
1794 - 16.1.1944 - P-38 - 42-13365
1795 - 16.1.1944 - P-38 - 42-13366
1796 - 16.1.1944 - P-38 - 43-2472
1990 - 20.1.1944 - P-38 - 42-13447
2035 - 23.1.1944 - P-38 - 43-2172
2034 - 23.1.1944 - P-38 - 43-2337
2038 - 27.1.1944 - P-38 - 43-2543
2036 - 27.1.1944 - P-38 - 43-2545
2306 - 10.2.1944 - P-38 - 42-12962
2307 - 10.2.1944 - P-38 - 42-13185
2573 - 10.2.1944 - P-38 - 43-2485
2572 - 10.2.1944 - P-38 - 43-2516
2487 - 14.2.1944 - P-38 - 43-2544
3213 - 17.3.1944 - P-38 - 42-13234
3367 - 29.3.1944 - P-38 - 42-68165
3692 - 30.3.1944 - P-38 - 42-13452
3704 - 5.4.1944 - P-38 - 43-2180
3705 - 7.4.1944 - P-38 - 42-104017
3954 - 7.4.1944 - P-38 - 42-104057
4368 - 15.4.1944 - P-38 - 42-67965
4371 - 15.4.1944 - P-38 - 42-104102
4043 - 15.4.1944 - P-38 - 42-104138
4377 - 21.4.1944 - P-38 - 42-10408
4378 21.4.1944 P-38 42-104151
4642 30.4.1944 P-38 42-104043
4?44 5.5.1944 P-38 42-104027
4656 7.5.1944 P-38 42-104238
4759 12.5.1944 P-38 42-67942
4740 12.5.1944 P-38 42-104246
5078 14.5.1944 P-38 42-104076
5049 14.5.1944 P-38 42-104259
5042 18.5.1944 P-38 42-104063
5186 24.5.1944 P-38 42-67446
5184 24.5.1944 P-38 43-28261
4638 25.5.1944 P-38 42-104202
5193 29.5.1944 P-38 43-28275
6420 14.6.1944 P-38 42-104135
6031 14.6.1944 P-38 42-104229
6127 14.6.1944 P-38 42-104262
6424 14.6.1944 P-38 43-28346
6421 14.6.1944 P-38 43-28629
6422 15.6.1944 P-38 42-104109
6029 15.6.1944 P-38 42-104113
6423 15.6.1944 P-38 42-104266
6426 22.6.1944 P-38 43-28384
6567 3.7.1944 P-38 44-23183
6807 8.7.1944 P-38 42-104051
unknown 8.7.1944 P-38 43-28670
7306 14.7.1944 P-38 42-104085
unknown 14.7.1944 P-38 42-104148
7305 14.7.1944 P-38 43-28737
6824 14.7.1944 P-38 43-28776
6857 14.7.1944 P-38 43-28814
6964 19.7.1944 P-38 42-104122
6970 19.7.1944 P-38 42-104228
6966 19.7.1944 P-38 42-104230
7193 19.7.1944 P-38 42-104255
6969 19.7.1944 P-38 43-28785
7006 22.7.1944 P-38 42-104131
7014 22.7.1944 P-38 42-67201
7190 26.7.1944 P-38 43-28260
7137 28.7.1944 P-38 42-104090
7189 6.8.1944 P-38 42-104235
7188 7.8.1944 P-38 42-68163
8943 7.8.1944 P-38 44-23204
8337 13.8.1944 P-38 42-68024
7095 13.8.1944 P-38 42-104120
8336 13.8.1944 P-38 42-104257
7976 14.8.1944 P-38 42-104123
7953 14.8.1944 P-38 43-28643
8338 14.8.1944 P-38 43-28755
8630 16.8.1944 P-38 43-28345
12392 17.8.1944 P-38 44-23205
8341 19.8.1944 P-38 43-28336
10005 19.8.1944 unknown unknown
8269 2.9.1944 P-38 42-104218
8356 2.9.1944 P-38 43-28255
8328 2.9.1944 P-38 43-28748
8367 2.9.1944 P-38 43-28792
8749 21.9.1944 P-38 43-28719
9030 6.10.1944 P-38 43-28359
9033 6.10.1944 P-38 43-28540
9046 6.10.1944 P-38 44-23153
9032 6.10.1944 P-38 44-24131
9031 6.10.1944 P-38 44-24191
9083 13.10.1944 P-38 42-67717
9194 14.10.1944 P-38 43-28452
9603 1.11.1944 P-38 44-24143
12533 5.11.1944 P-38 42-104117
9897 15.11.1944 P-38 44-24073
9895 15.11.1944 P-38 44-24442
9874 17.11.1944 P-38 43-28539
9992 22.11.1944 P-38 44-24222
10085 26.11.1944 P-38 43-28256
10084 26.11.1944 P-38 43-287784?
10082 26.11.1944 P-38 44-24078
10083 26.11.1944 P-38 44-24424
10608 17.12.1944 P-38 42-68073
10672 17.12.1944 P-38 44-24064
10607 17.12.1944 P-38 44-24666
11546 24.12.1944 L-5 42-99065
10914 4.1.1945 P-38 44-25037
11834 20.1.1945 P-38 44-24056
11747 21.1.1945 P-38 44-24195
11815 31.1.1945 P-38 43-28429
12139 8.2.1945 P-38 44-25020
12138 8.2.1945 P-38 44-25038
12487 16.2.1945 P-38 42-104139
12458 19.2.1945 P-38 44-24123
12516 1.3.1945 P-38 44-23187
13005 10.3.1945 P-38 43-28547
13004 12.3.1945 P-38 44-24428
12995 14.3.1945 P-38 44-24189
13067 18.3.1945 P-38 44-25041
13072 18.3.1945 P-38 44-25053
13478 31.3.1945 P-38 44-25012
13476 2.4.1945 P-38 44-25786
13643 4.4.1945 P-38 44-25761
13979 11.4.1945 P-38 44-24418
13980 11.4.1945 P-38 44-25720
13982 11.4.1945 P-38 44-26027
14021 21.4.1945 P-38 44-25010
14027 22.4.1945 P-38 44-24038
14025 22.4.1945 P-38 44-25717
14036 color 23.4.1945 P-38 44-26077.
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P-38L"Melancholy Babe" landed crash on the military training meadow (after the war, the airport of the aero club Prostějov, after Slovairu and eventually Reasu -a few years later it was revoked) by the road from Prostějov to Kralic in Hana!.
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