Maj. Paul E. Hoeper


(F. Birtciel)

Maj. Paul E. Hoeper

343rd FS - February 1943 - June 1944
HdQts - June 1944 - 06 September 1944
343rd FS - 06 September 1944 - End of War

Assigned Aircraft

P-38J CY-H "Jill's Jallopy"
P-38J CY- 42-67779 "Jill's Jallopy III"
P-51D CY-H 44-15060 "Jill's Jallopy VI"
P-51D CY-H 44-64159 "Jill's Jallopy VII" (F. Birtciel)

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List

55th FG Mission #

Date Target

09

03 November 1943 Wilhelmshaven (Flew as White 2)
45 10 February 1944 Brunswick (White Leader)
364 10 April 1945 Brandenburg
Air Scores

1-0-0

Ground Scores

1-0 HdQts

Score Detail 10 February 1944  Me-210 destroyed (air) Brunswick
10 April 1945  Me-262 destroyed (ground) Burg
Notes December 1943 - Awarded the Air Medal
December 1943 - Awarded Oak Leaf Cluster
December 1943 - Promoted from 1st Lieutenant to Captain
August 1944 - Temporary Duty to Zone of Interior (Completed Tour of Duty)
06 September 1944 - Assigned to 343rd Fighter Sqdn. from 55th FG HdQts.
Awards
Memories  
Additional Photo (L-R) Capt. Kelley, Capt. Hoeper and Capt. Haavik (F. Birtciel)

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