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Old 7th October 2022, 16:01
Kocab Zdenek Kocab Zdenek is offline
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The pilots claims of the 507th FG of August 13, 1945

Hello to everyone,

based on Frank Olynyk facts that says the 20 of the Japanese aircrafts were shooting down by pilots of the 507th FG at that day. Does anyone know the other pilots names that where succesful at shooting down and which type of aircraft it was.

2nd Lt. Harry M. STEINSHOUER (O-722175) 464th FS 2x Ki-43 Oscar
2nd Lt. William E. TAYLOR (O-2059865) 464th FS 1 Ki-43 Oscar
1st Lt. Dallas G. YEARGAIN (O-745561) 464th FS 2 x Ki-43 Oscar
Capt. Edward R. HOYT (O-664186) 465th FS 1 Betty
1st Lt.Edward T. O’CONNELL Jr. (O-798343) 465th FS 1 Ki-44 Tojo
1st Lt. George A. BENWAY (O-711920) 463rd FS 1 Zeke
1st Lt. Harry UNDERWOOD (O-710204) 463rd FS 1 Zeke
F/O William F. RYAN (T-130681) 464th FS 1 Ki-43 Oscar
2nd Lt. Gerald E. EDGAR (O-2059753) 464th FS 1 Ki-43 Oscar
1st Lt. Oscar F. PERDOMO (O-763328) 464th FS 4x Ki-43 Oscar + 1 Willow
2nd Lt. Richard G. FARRELL (O-2059260) 464th FS 1 Ki-43 Oscar
Maj. James T. JARMAN (O-401175) 464th FS 1 Ki-43 Oscar

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Old 7th October 2022, 20:20
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Re: The pilots claims of the 507th FG of August 13, 1945

This site shows a slightly different list (shown on the bottom of the page):

https://web.archive.org/web/20130322...mo/perdomo.htm

List from the site above:
"Listing of claim victories by the pilots of the 507th Fighter for August 13th, 1945 over Keijo, (Seoul) Korea."

"Rank & Name Unit Claims Remarks"

"2.Lt. Harry M. Steinshouer 464th FS 2 Oscars
2.Lt. William E. Taylor 464th FS 1 Oscar
1.Lt. Dallas G. Yeargain 464th FS 2 Oscar SD POW
Capt. Edward R. Hoyt 465th FS 1 Betty + 4v w/ 35th FG.
2.Lt. Reginald N. Wilkinson 465th FS .5 Zeke
Col. Loring F. Stetson 507th FG .5 Zeke
1.Lt.Edward T O’Connell Jr. 465th FS 1 Tojo
2.Lt. Joe L. Fitzgerald 463rdFS 1 Oscar
1.Lt. George A. Benway 463rd FS 1 Zeke
1.Lt. Harry Underwood 463rd FS 1 Zeke
F/O. William F. Ryan 464th FS 1 Oscar
2.Lt. Gerald E. Edgar 464th FS 1 Oscar
1.Lt. Oscar F. Perdomo 464th FS 4 Oscars + 1 Willow
2.Lt. Richard G. Farrell 464th FS 1 Oscar"

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Old 8th October 2022, 04:00
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Re: The pilots claims of the 507th FG of August 13, 1945

The listing shown by RSwank is in accord with the claims shown in Frank Olynyk's USAAF (Pacific Theater) Credits, etc..

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