Capt. Thomas Ace White

Capt. Thomas Ace White

338th FS - 07 December 1943 - 06 July 1944

Assigned Aircraft

P-38H CL-Y 42-67030 "Janet" (Roger Freeman)
P-38J CL-V "Janet" (F. Birtciel)

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List

Not Known

Air Scores

0-0-0(6 kills in the MTO)

Ground Scores

Home of Record - The Kelso, WA
ASN - O-730690
07 December 1943 - Assigned to the 338th Fighter Squadron
01 March 1944 - Appointed Flight Commander for "D" Flight
26 March 1944 - Promoted from 1st Lieutenant to Captain
13 May 1944 - Awarded an Oak Leaf Cluster to the Distinguished Flying Cross
06 July 1944 - Transferred to the 27th Air Transport Group
Came to the 55th already an ace after a combat tour with the 82nd Fighter Group pilot in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations.
Press made a big thing of his middle name being Ace.

Additional Photographs Capt. White with his P-38

P-38J CL-V "Janet" (Roger Freeman)
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