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18. stíhací skupina [1942-1944]

18th Fighter Group

     
Název:
Name:
18. stíhací skupina
Originální název:
Original Name:
18th Fighter Group
Datum vzniku:
Raised/Formed:
15.05.1942
Předchůdce:
Predecessor:
18. stíhací skupina (přepadová)
Datum zániku:
Disbanded:
15.04.1944
Nástupce:
Successor:
18. stíhací skupina (jednomotorových letadel)
Nadřízené velitelství:
Higher Command:
23.01.1942-14.04.1943 7. velitelství stíhacího letectva
14.04.1943-15.04.1944 13. velitelství stíhacího letectva
Dislokace:
Deployed:
15.05.1942-11.03.1943 Wahiawa, Wheeler Field
11.03.1943-17.04.1943 Luganville, Pekoa Airfield /
17.04.1943-15.04.1944 Guadalcanal, ?
Velitel:
Commander:
15.05.1942-10.12.1943 Tyer, Aaron W. (Lieutenant Colonel)
10.12.1943-15.04.1944 Councill, W. H. (Lieutenant Colonel)
Podřízené jednotky:
Subordinated Units:

Poznámka:
Note:
Zdroje:
Sources:
www.afhra.af.mil
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MOD
Created as 18th Pursuit Group in January 1927
Transformed on the 18th Pursuit Group (Interceptor) in 1939
and on the 18th Fighter Group in 1942
Transformed on the 18th Fighter - Bomber Group in January 1950

SQUADRONS
6th - 1927 - 1943
12th - 1943 -
19th - 1927 - 1943
36th - 1931 - 1932
44th - 1941 - 1942, 1943 -
55th - 1931
67th - 1945 -
68th - 1945 -
70th - 1943 - 1945
73rd - 1929 - 1931, 1941 - 1942
74th - 1929 - 1932
78th - 1940 - 1943
333rd - 1942 - 1943
419th - 1943 - 1944

STATIONS
Wahiawa, Wheeler Field , January 1927
Espiritu Santo, 11.3.1943
Guadalcanal, 17.4.1943
Mar, Airport Sansapor / , 21.8.1944
Lingayen, Lingayen Airfield / , 13.1.1945
San Jose, McGuire Field / , 1.3.1945
Zamboanga; Mindanao, 4.5.1945
Palawan, 10.11.1945
Floridablanca, Floridablanca Airfield , march 1946
16.09.1947-25.03.1948 City of Angeles, Army Air Base Clark Field
26.03.1948-28.07.1950 City of Angeles, Clark Air Force Base
Taegu, Taegu Air Base (K-2) , 28.7.1950
Ashiya, Ashiya Air Base / , 8.8.1950
Tongnae, Korea, 8.9.1950
Pyongyang, Korea, 21.11.1950
Suwon, Suwon Auxiliare Air Base (K-13) , 1.12.1950
Chinhae, Korea, 9.12.1950
Hoengsong, Korea, 26.12.1952
Pyeongtaek, Osan-Her AB , 11.1.1953
Kadena, Kadena Air Base , 1.11.1954 -

COMMANDERS
Unknown, 1927 - 1940
Maj Kenneth M Walker, 22.3.1940
Maj William R Morgan, 1941
Lt Col Aaron W Tyer, dec 1941
Lt Col W H Councill, 10.12.1943
Col Milton B Adams, 8.7.1944
Col Harry L Donicht, 24.5.1945
Lt Col Bill Harris, 1.8.1945
Lt Col Wilbur J Grumbles, 18.10.1945 - unknown date
Col Victor R Haugen, 1946
Col Homer And Boushey, 7.8.1946 - march 1947
Maj Kenneth M Taylor, 16.9.1947
Lt Col Joseph J Kruzel, 1.10.1947
Col Marion Malcolm, 3.9.1948
Lt Col Henry H Norman Jr, 24.7.1949
Col Ira L. Wintermute, 16.6.1950
Lt Col Homer M Cox, 20.2.1951
Col William P McBride, may 1951
Col Ralph H. Saltsman Jr, 5.6.1951
Col Seymour M. Levenson, 30.11.1951
Col Sheldon With Brinson, 17.5.1952
Lt Col Albert J Freund Jr, 25.11.1952
Col Maurice L Martin, 24.1.1953
Lt Col Edward L Rathbun, 17.12.1953
Col John H Buckner, 1.2.1954
Lt Col Edward L Rathbun, 24.5.1954
Lt Col Clifford P Patton, 17.8.1954
Col Nathan J Adams, 7.9.1954
Col John B Murphy, 1.11.1954
Lt Col Clifford P Patton, 10.11.1954
Col Paul E. Hoeper, 1.1.1955
Lt Col Joseph E Andres, 22.7.1955
Col Leo C Moon, 21.11.1955 -

CAMPAIGNS
World War II - Central Pacific
- China Defensive
- New Guinea
- Northern Solomons
- Bismarck Archipelago
- Western Pacific
- Leyte
- Luzon
- Southern Philippines
Korean War UN Defensive
- UN Offensive
- CCF Intervention
- 1st UN Counteroffensive
- CCF Spring Offensive
- UN Summer - Fall Offensive
- Second Korean Winter
- Korea Summer - Fall, 1952
- Third Korean Winter
- Korea Summer - Fall, 1953

DECORATIONS
Distinguished Unit Citations - Philippine Islands, 10. - 11.11.1944
- Korea, 3.11.1950 - 24.1.1951
- Korea, 22.4. - 8.7.1951
Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citations - 24.7.1950 - 31.1.1951, 1.2.1951 - 31.3.1953.
18. stíhací skupina [1942-1944] - znak 18th FIGHTER GROUP

znak 18th FIGHTER GROUP
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The number of reports of loss - Date - Type of aircraft - Serial number
607 - 23.11.1942 - P-40 - 41-38295 ?
604 - 15.1.1943 - P-39 - 42-4290
608 - 15.1.1943 - P-39 - 42-4364
613 - 29.4.1943 - P-38 - 43-2218
612 - 13.5.1943 - P-38 - 43-2292
606 - 5.6.1943 - P-40 - 41-19838
536 - 1.7.1943 - P-40 - 41-19844
199&40 - 3.7.1943 - P-38 - 42-13500
38 - 3.7.1943 - P-38 - 43-2267
198&39 - 3.7.1943 - P-38 - 43-2277
151 - 27.7.1943 - P-39 - 41-7112
239 - 1.8.1943 - P-40 - 41-19819
362 - 15.8.1943 - P-40 - 43-5670
540 - 18.8.1943 - P-39 - 42-19002
623 - 14.9.1943 - P-40 - 41-14107
622 - 14.9.1943 - P-40 - 41-14207
1090 - 8.11.1943 - P-40 - 43-5677
1088 - 8.11.1943 - P-40 - 43-5681
1493 - 25.12.1943 - P-38 - 42-66892
1496 - 25.12.1943 - P-38 - 42-67773
2204 - 6.1.1944 - P-38 - 42-67610
2203 - 6.1.1944 - P-38 - 42-67615
1777 - 17.1.1944 - P-38
1778 - 17.1.1944 - P-38 - 42-67611
1774 - 17.1.1944 - P-38 - 42-67617
1776 - 17.1.1944 - P-38 - 42-67785
1780 - 18.1.1944 - P-38 - 42-67155
1789&1946 - 18.1.1944 - P-70 - 42-54269
2639 - 27.2.1944 - P-38 - 42-67154
2823 - 16.3.1944 - P-38 - 42-67172
3739 - 18.4.1944 - P-38 - 42-67788
5525 - 12.6.1944 - P-61 - 42-5513
10123 - 19.9.1944 - P-38 - 42-104285
12877 - 3.11.1944 - P-38 - 44-23361
10263 - 10.11.1944 - P-38 - 44-22396
13042 - 10.11.1944 - P-38 - 44-23397
13291 - 11.11.1944 - P-38 - 44-23122
10457 - 13.11.1944 - P-38 - 43-28574
10898 - 21.12.1944 - P-38 - 43-28573
13294 - 29.1.1945 - P-38 - 44-25?94
13299 - 1.2.1945 - P-38 - 44-23555
14665 - 2.6.1945 - BT-13 - 42-90179
14700 - 2.7.1945 - P-38 - 44-25594.
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