U.S. Army Air Force 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.
 
 
AVG=American Volunteer Group, Chinese Air Force
K=Korea
NFS=Night Fighter Squadron
RAF=Royal Air Force

"First Blood"
During a strafing mission on Japan- held Tac Airdrome in Thailand on January 3rd,1942, Flying Tiger ace
David Lee"Tex" Hill scored his first two victories downing two Japanese fighters over the airfield. "Tex" Hill ended the war with 14 victories

 
Blood chits were sewn on the back
of Flying Tiger pilots flight suits that requested in chinese and signed
by Chiang Kai-shek for help in
returning the pilot to the
American Forces.
 
 
Word War II Aces

 
Wartime Rank / Name H-J Squadron / Group Credits Notes
 
Capt. James P. Hagerstrom 8/49, 334, 335/4 K, 67/18 K
6
Plus 8.5 in Korea
Capt. George F. Hall 63/56
6
 
Lt. Col. William T. Halton 328, 487/352
10.5
 
1st Lt. Samuel E. Hammer 90/80
5
 
Capt. John F. Hampshire, Jr. 75/23
13
 
1st Lt. William F. Hanes, Jr. 4/52
6
 
Maj. William F. Haney 9/49
5
 
1st Lt. Harry T. Hanna 37/14
5
 
1st Lt. Christopher J. Hanseman 505/33
5
 
1st Lt. Archibald A. Harrington 410 RAF
7
 
Capt. Raymond F. Harmeyer 309/31
6
 
Lt. Col. Bill Harris 339/347, 18FG
15.5
 
Maj. Ernest A. Harris 8/49
10
 
Capt. Frederick A. Harris 432/475
8
 
1st Lt. Thomas L. Harris 364/357
5
 
Capt. Cameron M. Hart 63/56
6
 
Capt. Kenneth F. Hart 431/475
8
 
Capt. Raymond E. Hartley, Jr. 319/325, 350/353
5
 
Is Lt. Ivan S. Hasek 353/354
6.5
 
Capt. Paul R. Hatala 364/357
5.5
 
1st Lt. Herbert S. Hatch, Jr. 71/1
5
 
1st Lt. Charles D. Hauver 354/355
5
 
Maj. Frederick R. Haviland, Jr. 357/355
6
 
Capt. Russell C. Haworth 338/55
5
 
Lt. Col. Thomas L. Hayes, Jr. 364/357
8.5
 
Capt. Cotesworth B. Head, Jr. 44/18
14
 
Maj. Edwin L. Heller 486/352, 16/51 K
5.5
Plus 3.5 in Korea
Maj. Randall W. Hendricks 397/368
5
 
Capt. William J. Hennon 17/24, 7/49
7
 
Lt. Col. John C. Herbst 76, 74/23
18
 
Maj. Allen E. Hill 80, 36/8
9
 
Col. David L. Hill 2 AVG, 75/23
6
Plus 12.75 AVG
Lt. Col. Frank A. Hill 308, 309/31
7
 
Maj. James E. Hill 388/365
5
 
Lt. Col. Donald E. Hillman 365FG
5
 
Maj. Edwin W. Hiro 363/357
5
 
Maj. Howard D. Hively 334/4
12
 
Capt. Myron M. Hnatio 340/348
5
 
Capt. John J. Hockery 82/78, 39/51 K
7
 
Capt. William R. Hodges 370/359
5
 
Capt. John H. Hoefker 15/10
8.5
 
1st Lt. Ralph K. Hofer 334/4
15
 
Capt. Cullen J. Hoffman 317/325
5
 
1st Lt. James E. Hoffman, Jr. 2/52
6.5
 
Capt. Roy B. Hogg 318, 319/325
6
 
Col. Bruce K. Holloway 76/23
13
 
1st Lt. James D. Holloway 95/82
6
 
Capt. Besby F. Holmes 339/347
5
 
Maj. Cyril F. Homer 80/8
15
 
Lt. Col. Wallace E. Hopkins 61FG
5
 
Capt. Francis W. Horne 328/352
5.5
 
Lt. Col. A.T. House 7/49
5
 
Maj. William J. Hovde 358/355, 4FIW K
10.5
Plus 1 in Korea
Col. James H. Howard 2 AVG, 356/354
6
Plus 2.33 AVG
Capt. Robert L. Howard 8/49
6
 
Capt. David W. Howe 334/4
6
 
1st Lt. Bernard H. Howes 343/55
6
 
Capt. Edward R. Hoyt 41/35, 465/507
5
 
Lt. Col. Mark E. Hubbard 59/33, 20FG
6.5
 
1st Lt. Edward E. Hunt 353/354
6.5
 
Capt. Alvaro J. Hunter 40/35
5
 
Capt. Richard F. Hurd 308/31
6
 
F/O Frank D. Hurlbut 96/82
9
 
2nd Lt. Joe W. Icard 62/56
5
 
Capt. Jack M. Ilfrey 94/1, 79/20
7.5
 
Capt. James C. Ince 80/8, 432/475
6
 
Maj. Clayton M. Isaacson 96/82
5
 
Maj. Michael J. Jackson 62/56
8
 
Lt. Col. Willie O. Jackson, Jr. 486/352
7
 
Capt. Gilbert L. Jamison 385/364
7
 
Lt. Col. Arthur F. Jeffrey 434/479
14
 
1st Lt. Otto D. Jenkins 362/357
8.5
 
Capt. Verl E. Jett 36/8, 431/475
7
 
Capt. Arthur G. Johnson, Jr. 2/52
8.5
 
Capt. Clarence O. Johnson 96/82, 436/479, 487/352
7
 
Capt. Evan M. Johnson, V 505/339
5
 
Col. Gerald R. Johnson 9/49
22
 
Maj. Gerald W. Johnson 61, 63/56, 360/356
16.5
 
Maj. Robert S. Johnson 61, 62/56
27
 
Lt. Col. Robert D. Johnston 81/50
6
 
Lt. Col. Curran L. Jones 39/35
5
 
1st Lt. Cyril W. Jones, Jr. 370/359
6
 
Capt. Frank C. Jones, Jr. 335/4
5
 
Capt. John L. Jones 80/8
8
 
Capt. Lynn F. Jones 74/23
5
 
1st Lt. Warren L. Jones 49/14
5
 
1st Lt. Joseph W. Jorda 96/82
5
 
Lt. Col. Wallace R. Jordan 9/49
6
 
Capt. Alwin M. Juchheim, Jr. 83/78
9
 
Lt. Col. William H. Julian 83/78
5
 
   
 
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