American Volunteer Group
Aces, World War II,
1939-1945
 
Each Pilot is listed alphabetically by last name
  Fractional credits are used when a single downing
of an enemy aircraft is credited to more then 1 pilot.
This occurs when a number of pilots are shooting at,
and attacking the same aircraft.
 
 
  USAAF=U.S. Army Air Force
USN=U.S. Navy
USMC=U.S. Marine Corp
RAF=Royal Air Force
 
 
Colonel David L."Tex" Hill
destroyed 12.75 enemy aircraft while flying
with the AVG.
A P-40B/C aircraft No.48
was flown by Hill while with the AVG, 2nd pursuit Squadron and
is shown on the right.
 
   
 

"Christmas over Rangoon"
Chuck Older participated in the first
massive air battles over Rangoon, and became one of the first
two aces on Christmas Day, 1941
when he added three Japanese aircraft to the two he destroyed on the 23rd of December.

 
Word War II Aces

Wartime Rank / Name A-Z Squadron / Group Credits Notes
 
Flt. Ldr. Percy R. Bartelt 2nd Pursuit Squadron, Panda Bears
5
 
Flt. Ldr. William E. Bartling 1st Pursuit Squadron, Adam & Eve
5
 
V.-Sqdn. Ldr. Charlie R. Bond, Jr. 1st Pursuit Squadron, Adam & Eve
7
 
Flt. Ldr. George T. Burgard 1st Pursuit Squadron, Adam & Eve
10
 
Flt. Ldr. Robert P. Hedman 3rd Pursuit Squadron Hell's Angels
6
 
Sqdn. Ldr. David L. Hill 2nd Pursuit, 75/23 USAF
12.75
+6 USAAF
Flt. Ldr. Frank L. Lawlor 2nd Pursuit, VBF-9 USN
7
+2 USN
Flt. Ldr. Robert L. Little 1st Pursuit Squadron, Adam & Eve
10
 
Wg.Mn. William D. McGarry 1st Pursuit Squadron, Adam & Eve
8
 
Sqdn. Ldr. Robert H. Neale 1st Pursuit Squadron, Adam & Eve
13
 
Sqdn. Ldr. John V. K. Newkirk 2nd Pursuit Squadron, Panda Bears
7
 
Flt. Ldr. Charles H. Older 3rd Pursuit, 23rd FG USAAF
10
+8 USAAF
Wg.Mn. Edmund F. Overend 3rd Pursuit, VMF-321 USMC
5
+3 USMC
Wg.Mn. Robert W. Prescott 1st Pursuit Squadron, Adam & Eve
5.5
 
Flt. Ldr. Camille J. Rosbert 1st Pursuit Squadron, Adam & Eve
6
 
Wg.Mn. John R. Rossi 1st Pursuit Squadron, Adam & Eve
6
 
Sqdn. Ldr. Robert J. Sandell 1st Pursuit Squadron, Adam & Eve
5
 
Wg.Mn. Robert H. Smith 1st Pursuit Squadron, Adam & Eve
5
 
Flt. Ldr. Robert T. Smith 3rd Pursuit Squadron Hell's Angels
9
 
   
 
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