Capt. Frank D. Bradford II


(Robert M. Littlefield)

Capt. Frank D. Bradford II

338th FS - 03 September 1944 - 17 February 1945 (Killed in Action)

Assigned Aircraft

CL-Y

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
291 24 December 1944 Babenhausen
322 17 February 1945 Frankfurt
Air Scores
Destroyed
Probable  
Damaged
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Score Detail 24 December 1944  FW-190 destroyed (air) E/Frankfurt
24 December 1944  FW-190 damaged (air) E/Frankfurt
Notes ASN -O-806577
03 September 1944 - Joined the 338th Fighter Squadron
16 October 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
02 February 1945 - Awarded 4th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
07 February 1945 - Promoted from 1st Lieutenant to Captain

17 September 1944 - Killed in Action whilst strafing a Train (crashed into ground)
Unfortunately there is no Missing Aircrew Member Report on Capt. Bradford.  A good portion of the 338th Fighter Squadron historical files are missing.  Bradford was reported to have crashed twenty miles east of Frankfurt, Germany and is now buried in California.

Reproduced with kind permission of Mr. Robert M. Littlefield from the author's book Double Nickel - Double Trouble

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