Another post regarding Col. Glenn T. Eagleston.
From Wikipedia: Glenn Todd Eagleston (March 12, 1921 – May 7, 1991) was a career officer in the United States Air Force and the leading ace of Ninth Air Force in Europe in World War II. Eagleston was credited with 18 1/2 victories, two probable victories, and seven damaged German aircraft. He also destroyed at least five enemy aircraft on the ground, while flying P-51 Mustangs with the 354th Fighter Group.
Eagleston was known as a “fighter pilot’s fighter pilot.” He flew almost 100 combat missions in the P-51 Mustangs and P-47 Thunderbolts in Europe, some as a 22-year-old Squadron Commander. He also flew in Korea; he was assigned there as Squadron and Group Commander, flying F-86s for 84 combat missions and being credited with two MiG-15s destroyed, one probable, and seven damaged.
Originally shared by Pete Panozzo
COL. GLENN T. EAGLESTON
Glenn T. Eagleston. He had two victories over Mig-15’s to add to the 18.5 from WWII.