Lance C. Wade

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Lance C. Wade

American pilot who joined the British Royal Air Force during World War II and became a flying ace add

Category: Politics

Born in 1915.

Countries: Italy (50%), Canada (50%)

Education: undef.

Linked to: Fiat, Royal Air Force, United States Army Air Forces

 

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Lance C. Wade was born in 1915 add something


1940

He joined the RAF in Canada in December 1940 add something


1941

He attained the rank of "ace" on 24 November 1941 add something


1942

He began flying Hurricane Mk IIs in April 1942, and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross add something

 

He had 13 victories as of September 1942 add something


1943

His Squadron moved to Italy, and as a Spitfire VIII pilot he claimed two Focke-Wulf Fw 190s of "Schlachtgeschwader" 4 on 2 October 1943 add something


Lance C. Wade died in 1944 add something

 

Wade became a Wing Commander and joined the staff of the Desert Air Force but was there only briefly, as he was killed in a flying accident on 12 January 1944 at Foggia add something