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Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Captain 2
Birth:
24 May 1919 3
1919 1
Covington, Kenton, Kentucky 3
Kentucky 1
Death:
18 Jul 1990 4
Taylor Mill, Kenton, Kentucky 4
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Capt. John H. Hoefker, Ft. Mitchell, Ky., is first 9th Air force reconnaissance pilot to become an ace.
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Germany, 8 April -- The Burning Heinkel 111 Was Photographed By A 9Th Af Tactical Reconnaissance Pilot, Capt. John H. Hoefker Of Fort Mitchell, Ky., Just After He Had Shot Him Out Of The Sky Causing Him To Belly In Several Miles South Of Juterbog, Germany
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Capt. John H. Hoefker, Ft. Mitchell, Ky., is first 9th Air force reconnaissance pilot to become an ace.
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Germany, 8 April -- The Burning Heinkel 111 Was Photographed By A 9Th Af Tactical Reconnaissance Pilot, Capt. John H. Hoefker Of Fort Mitchell, Ky., Just After He Had Shot Him Out Of The Sky Causing Him To Belly In Several Miles South Of Juterbog, Germany
North American F-6D Mustang.jpg
North American F-6D Mustang.jpg
This Mustang (#44-14597) is a photo reconnaissance variant of a North American P-51D Mustang. It was flown by Capt. John H. Hoefker, 9th Air Force, 10th Photo Reconnaissance Group, 15th Photo Recon Squadron. (Roger Freeman Collection)
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9th Army Air Force shoulder patch.jpg
10th Tactical Reconnaissance Group patch.jpg
10th Tactical Reconnaissance Group patch.jpg
Originally named 73rd Observation Group; renamed 10th Photographic Group (Reconnaissance); renamed 10th Reconnaissance Wing; finally named 10th Tactical Reconnaissance Group. Now, inactive.
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15th Reconnaissance Squadron patch.jpg

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Person:
John Herman Hoefker 3
John H Hoefker 1
Level of Education: 4 years of high school 1
Marital Status: Single, without dependents 1
Birth:
24 May 1919 3
1919 1
Covington, Kenton, Kentucky 3
Kentucky 1
Death:
18 Jul 1990 4
Taylor Mill, Kenton, Kentucky 4
Residence:
Place: Kenton County, Kentucky 1
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Birth:
Mother: Alma Magdaline Studer 5
Father: Herman Henry Hoefker 5
Marriage:
Regina J. Lubbe 5
05 Nov 1947 5
Covington, Kenton, Kentucky 5
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World War II 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Captain 2
Enlistment Date:
14 Aug 1941 1
Service Number:
O-442148 2
Army Branch:
Air Corps 1
Army Component:
Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men) 1
Army Serial Number:
15067519 1
Enlistment Place:
Ft Thomas Newport Kentucky 1
Source of Army Personnel:
Civil Life 1
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Race or Ethnicity:
White 1
Source Information:
Box Number: 0179 1
Film Reel Number: 2.36 1

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