P47 Pilots Biographies, Last Name Starting With "C"
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William Lewis Curry > In 1940 he was assigned to the recently activated 36th Pursuit Group and the 22nd Pursuit Squadron as a flight commander.

In January 1941 the group was transferred to Puerto Rico and equipped with P-40's and P-39's. As Group Operations Officer he instigated a dive bombing training program, even though it was still prohibited by regulations. This training program proved to be of great value to the group after Pearl Harbor, when they began flying anti-submarine missions and again later in Europe with the Ninth Air Force.

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