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332nd Fighter Group

Combat Fighting Record


The combat record of the Tuskegee Airmen 1943 - 1945;

  • Over 15,000 combat sorties (including 6000+ for the 99th prior to July '44)
  • 111 German airplanes destroyed in the air, another 150 on the ground
  • 950 railcars, trucks, and other motor vehicles destroyed
  • 1 destroyer sunk by P-47 machine gun fire (Lt. Pierson's flight)
  • sixty-six pilots killed in action or accidents
  • thirty-two pilots downed and captured, POWs
  • 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses earned
  • 744 Air Medals
  • 8 Purple Hearts
  • 14 Bronze Stars


The following is a summary of the combat record for the four squadrons of the 332nd Fighter Group. The list includes each pilot's name and official credit for enemy aircraft destroyed.

99th Fighter Squadron

Edward L. Toppins, 4
Charles B. Hall, 3
Leonard M. Jackson, 3

Clarence W. Allen, 0.5
Willie Ashley, Jr., 1
Charles P. Bailey, 1
Howard L. Baugh, 1
Thomas P. Braswell, 1
William A. Campbell, 1
John W. Davis, 1
Lemuel L. Curtis, 1
Robert W. Dier, 2
Elwood T. Driver, 1
Wilson V. Eagleson, 2
James L. Hall, 1
Clinton B. Mills, 1
Daniel L. Rich, 1
Leon C. Roberts, 1
Lewis C. Smith, 1
Hugh J. White, 1

100th Fighter Squadron

Raul W. Bell, 1
Charles V. Brantley, 1
John F. Briggs, 1
Roscoe C. Browne, 2
Richard W. Hall, 1
Jack D. Hosclaw, 2
Carl E. Johnson, 1
Langdon E. Johnson, 1
Earl R. Lane, 2
Clarence D. Lester, 2
John H. Lyle, 1
Walter J.A. Palmer, 1
George M. Rhodes, Jr., 1
Robert W. Williams, 2
Bertram W. Wilson, Jr. 1

 

301st Fighter Squadron

Joseph D. Elsberry, 3

Carl E. Corey, 2
John E. Edwards, 2
James H. Fischer, 1
Frederick D. Funderburg, 2
Alfred M. Gorham, 2
Claude Govan, 1
Thomas W. Jefferson, 2
Jimmy Lanham, 2
Armour G. McDaniel, 1
Walter P. Manning, 1
Harold M. Morris, 1
William S. Price, III, 1
Harold E. Sawyer, 1
Harry T. Stewart, 2
Charles L. White, 2

 

302nd Fighter Squadron

Lee A. Archer, 4.5
Wendell O. Pruitt, 3
Roger Romaine, 3

Milton P. Brooks, 1
Charles W. Bussey, 1
Edward C. Gleed, 2
William W. Green, Jr., 2
Weldon K. Groves, 1
William L. Hill, 1
Freddie F. Hutchins, 1
Melvin T. Jackson, 1
Felix J. Kirkpatrick, 1
Charles E. McGee, 1
Luther H. Smith, Jr., 2
Robert H. Smith, 2
William H. Thomas, 1
Hugh S. Warner, 1
Luke J. Weather, Jr., 2
Laurence D. Wilkins, 1

 

 
 

 

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