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397th Fighter Squadron Photo Hendricks Album Page
Randall "Pinky" Hendricks
368th FG Ace
Hendricks & Ground Crew
Hendricks & Marini
Mitchel Field, NY 1943
Damage to Hendricks' plane after taking AA fire into engine, photo on the right is cylinder head from engine.
Hendricks & Gibson
Mitchel Field, NY Fall of 1943
Major (Air Corps) Randall W. Hendricks (ASN: 0-441804), United States Army Air Forces, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for
extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving as Pilot of a P-47 Fighter Airplane in the 397th
Fighter Squadron, 368th Fighter Group, NINTH Air Force, in aerial combat against enemy forces on 12 June 1944, in the European Theater of
Operations. On this date, Major Hendricks shot down FOUR enemy aircraft in a single engagement. Major Hendricks' unquestionable valor in aerial
combat is in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflects great credit upon himself, the 9th Air Force, and the United States
Army Air Forces.
General Orders: Headquarters, U.S. Strategic Forces in Europe, General Orders No. 48 (1944)
Action Date: 12-Jun-44
Hendricks' D3-H "Kwit Cher Bitchin' V" P-47D-21-RA 43-25579
Hendricks' "Kwit Cher Bitchin' V" P-47D-21-RA 43-25579
ALG A-1 June 1944