The Mexican 201st Fighter Squadron – Part Three (by Clarence Simonsen)
Editor’s Note –
This unsigned article was obtained by Clarence Simonsen in 1983. It is a reprint of the original from the archives of the Albert F. Simpson Historical Research Center, Maxwell Air Force Base, at Alabama. It was prepared by the Historical Section, Administration and Service Division, Headquarters, Second Air Force, 20 September 1945. It is reproduced [black text] for the historical and detailed progress of the forming and training of the Mexican 201st Fighter Squadron, including the training in the United States. Small sections from author [Simonsen] information appear in blue type. Hyperlinks, if any, will be in red.
If possible, I will add some pictures found on different Websites as I go along editing Clarence’s story.
The Mexican 201st Fighter Squadron – [August 1944 to March 1945]
The first mission on the morning of 7 June 1945, found 10/10 cloud cover over the target…
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