79th Group Acknowledgements

Special thanks to relatives of the following members of the 79th FG, as well as other individuals, who contributed photographs and information for use on this website:

79th Headquarters

William D. Craine (William Craine)

Charles E. Grogan (Steve Grogan)

John A. Innis (Chris Innis)

Edward E. Kingsley family

William R. Newlon (Jarold Newlon)

Raymond Yaksic (Sandra Davis)

85th Fighter Squadron

John R. Anderson (Molly Anderson and Jane Anderson Jones)

Edgar G. Babineau (Diane Dell’omo)

James Bevilacqua (Ron and Jean Bevilacqua)

Frederick T. Brox (Fred Brox)

Harold R. Burns family

Michael A. Calomino (Michael Calomino)

James W. Connors (John Connors)

Ralph C. Cox (Ralph Cox Jr.)

Thurman E. Curtis (Laymon Curtis)

Melvin K. Davis family (Evelyn Davis)

James Dennis (Harry Dennis)

Merlin S. Eltzroth family

Harold F. Fogg (Gordon Fogg)

William C. Glasgow (Andrew Glasgow)

Edwin E. Hoch (Tim Conrad)

Wilbert H. Holland family

Elven G. Hubbard family

Robert P. Kelley (Peter and Patricia Kelley)

Aubert R. Kettenbrink family

Milo R. Klear (Susan Klear)

“Al” Aaron H. Kramsky (Paul Kramsky)

Donald I. Lawless (Mark Lawless)

Antonio Leija (Lydia Donovan)

William B. Marshall family

Lyle E. Mason (Gordon Mason)

Malcolm A. McNall (Mike McNall)

C. Donald Munroe family

Edwin P. Newbould (Susan Andrews)

Conrad H. Odle (Tom Odle)

Donald B. Parry family

Robert W. Phillips family

William L. Ryburn (Corey Spann)

Samuel L. Say family

Powell A. Scheumack (personally)

Charles W. Sinclair (Adrienne Flagg)

Stewart H. Spencer (Paul Spencer)

Arthur H. Staton (David Staton)

Harold E. Stevens (Carol McCullough)

Stanley J. Sum (Mariann LoSasso)

Morris Tabachnick/Tabor (Carolyn Goodman)

Henry O. Tomlin (Jeanette Tomlin)

Truman O. Wallace (Dawna Stone)

Herman Waterman (Jack Waterman)

Tilford H. Weaver (Martha Weaver Dickey and Laurien Weaver Monaghen)

Montie L. Whittenberg (Ron Whittenberg)

86th Fighter Squadron

Robert H. Allard (Forrest Allard)

Basil H. Blair (Alan and “Buster” Blair)

John K. Brownley family

Everett B. Chamberlain (Eric Chamberlain)

Horace W. Cumberland family

Charles W. Ford family

Robert J. Fuller family

Joseph G. Geers family

Joseph Genovese family

Richard G. Gibbons family

Charles G. Gibson (Brian Gibson)

Lloyd T. “Sie” Good (Laurie Olds)

Loren E. Hintz family archives

George E. Huntsberger family

Henry W. Kent family

Matthew J. Killewald (Brian Killewald)

Roy Larson family

Raymond L. Libbert (Anonymous)

Sidney Loadenthal (Barry Loadenthal)

Saverio P. Martino family

Albert R. Maschewski family

George St. Maur Maxwell (Soninlaw71/usmilitaryform)

James E. Menifee (Jim Isaacs)

Everly (Ev) John Plummer-McGrath (Joni Coniglio)

Reid P. Nelson (Maureene Nelson Plotner)

John R. McNeal family

Donald E. Neberman family

Donald V. Negethon family

Henry Nivins (Julie Kelly and Janice Large)

John “Jack” W. Rettew family

Romie R. Royse family

Erwin R. Silsbee (Tom Silsbee)

Rocco Soranno (Marlene Iaciofano)

William A. Stem family

John “Jack” E. Winschell (Deborah Winschell Homeister)

Frederick J. Zilly family

87th Fighter Squadron

Asa A. Adair (Robert Adair)

John L. Balega family

Philip Caverly (Tim Caverly)

William F. Craig (Patti Gallagher)

Charles P. Cry (Randall Cry)

Lawrence J. Damato family

Emery A. Dietrick (Michael Dietrick)

Edward P. Fitzgerald (Bruce Lowell)

Herman F. Heubel family

Frank M. Huff (Robin Nagle)

Charles Jaslow (Sarah Jaslow)

Gerald P. Kelton (Sherry L. (Kelton) Yandow)

Jefferson C. Lanier (Vicki Lanier)

Albert E. Lincicome (Anne Lincicome)

Harry R. Lloyd (B. Jane Lloyd)

Rocco A. Loscalzo (Frank Loscalzo)

John D. Lueck family

Edward C. Maas (Chris Wall)

Jack G. Maye (Monica Maye)

James E. McGovern (Jim McGovern)

Lewis E. Medley family

Vincent J. Nero family

Charles L. Rolph (Chuck Rolph)

William Rueschhoff (Victor Rueschhoff)

Wendell M. Simmons (Walter Simmons)

Sterling J. Sullivan (Stanley Sullivan)

Wilburn “Jack” Thompson, (Shelly Hern)

William C. Waller (Marion Waller-Scherer)

Loren D. Weaver family

Other individuals who contributed

Jean Barbaud

Craig “Buz” Busby

Jack Cook

Steve Donacik

Joe Fields

Eva Hopkins

Dan Johnson

Ian Lyn

Carl Molesworth

Mark Stevens