671st BS Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

Capt. John A. "Jack" Buskirk

Pilot, 671st B.S.

 

Photo and Document Collection

WWII-Medal

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Pre-Overseas Deployment/Training
Squadron B-26 Questionnaire
The Deming Headlight (Deming, New Mexico), 14 Jan 1943, Thu Page 1
(Newspapers.com)
B-26 Radio Equipment Questionnaire, page 1
B-26 Radio Equipment Questionnaire, page 2
B-26 Radio Equipment Questionnaire, page 3
B-26 Radio Equipment Questionnaire, page 4
B-26 Radio Equipment Questionnaire, page 5
B-26 Radio Equipment Questionnaire, page 6
B-26 Radio Equipment Questionnaire, page 7
Transition Flying Index, page 1
Transition Flying Index, page 2
Honorable Discharge Certificate, Aviation Cadet
Personnel Orders # 14, Rating as Pilot
The Deming Headlight (Deming, New Mexico), 18 Mar 1943, Thu Page 1
(Newspapers.com)
Physical Exam
Pilot's Information Index, page 1
Pilot's Information Index, page 2
Pilot's Information Index, page 3
Pilot's Information Index, page 4
Pilot's Information Index, page 5
Pilot's Information Index, page 6
Check-off of Pilots form
Check-off of Pilots form
Radio Codes Instructors Check List
Link Trainer check list
B-26 Questionnaire
Instrument Flying Check Sheet, page 1
Instrument Flying Check Sheet, page 2
Pilot's Information File
Check-off of Pilots form
Check-off of Pilots form
Check-off of Pilots form
Check-off of Pilots form
Certificate of Pilot
Certification of understanding of Flying Safety File
Training record
Pilot's Information File, Temporary Record of Compliance
Certification of understanding of Pilot's Information File
Pilot's Information File, page 1
Pilot's Information File, page 2
Physical Exam
Physical Exam
Pilot's Information File, Temporary Record of Compliance
Pilot's Information File, Temporary Record of Compliance, page 1
Pilot's Information File, Temporary Record of Compliance, page 2
Pilot's Information File, Temporary Record of Compliance, page 1
Pilot's Information File, Temporary Record of Compliance, page 2
Pilot Instrument Certificate Application and Flight Check Form, page 1
Pilot Instrument Certificate Application and Flight Check Form, page 1
Certification of A-26 Questionnaire
Check-off of Pilots form
Certification of A-26 Questionnaire
Check-off of Pilots form
Jack and Eddie Buskirk Wedding
 
 
 
 



416th Bomb Group
Jack Buskirk
L-R: SSgt Charles H. Corbitt (Gunner), Jr., Lt John A. Buskirk (Pilot), and Lt. Robert C. Hanna (B/N) in front of Douglas A-26C-15-DT Invader "Disagreable 4", Serial # 43-22490, Fuselage Code 5C-X
General Orders # 7, Lead Combat Team Crews, page 1
General Orders # 7, Lead Combat Team Crews, page 2
The Deming Headlight (Deming, New Mexico), 26 Apr 1945, Thu Page 1
(Newspapers.com)
The Deming Headlight (Deming, New Mexico), 10 May 1945, Thu Page 1
(Newspapers.com)
May 28, 1945
"Col Aylesworth, who had just received the Croix du Guerre, congratulates Capt Hand who also wears the Croix du Guerre. Lt. Buskirk, Capt Stanley, and Lt. Allen, all wearing their DFC's, look on after a ceremony at 410th Bomb Group. Awards were presented by General Backus." (416th Bomb Gp. Exhibit # 35, May, 1945)
Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, New Mexico), 03 Jul 1945, Tue Page 5
(Newspapers.com)
The Deming Headlight (Deming, New Mexico), 05 Jul 1945, Thu Page 1
(Newspapers.com)
Record of Combat Sorties, page 1
Record of Combat Sorties, page 2
Individual Combat Record, page 1
Individual Combat Record, page 2
Military Record and Report of Separation Certificate of Service
Military Record and Report of Separation Certificate of Service
 
 



Post VE-Day Training
Oral Examination, Page 1
Oral Examination, Page 2
Certification of understanding of Pilot's Information File
A-20 Training Certifications
A-26 Training Certifications
Transition and Operational Training Certificates
Pilot's Information File, Temporary Record of Compliance, Revision 10
Pilot's Information File, Temporary Record of Compliance, Revision 11
Pilot's Information File, Temporary Record of Compliance, Revision 12
Pilot's Information File, Temporary Record of Compliance, Revision 13
Pilot's Information File, Temporary Record of Compliance, Revision 14
Pilot's Information File, Temporary Record of Compliance, Revision 15
A-26 Redeployment Training Certificate
A-26 Redeployment Training hours
 
 
 
 



Individual Flight Records (IFR) 1942-1945
IFR August to October, 1942, page 1
IFR August to October, 1942, page 2
IFR November, 1942 to January, 1943, page 1
IFR November, 1942 to January, 1943, page 2
IFR Jan 6 to March 10, 1943
IFR March, 1943, page 1
IFR March, 1943, page 2
IFR April, 1943
IFR May, 1943
IFR June, 1943
IFR July, 1943
IFR August, 1943
IFR September, 1943
IFR October, 1943, page 1
IFR October, 1943, page 2
IFR November, 1943
IFR December, 1943
IFR January, 1944
IFR February, 1944
IFR March, 1944
IFR April, 1944
IFR May, 1944
IFR June, 1944
IFR July, 1944
IFR August, 1944, page 1
IFR August, 1944, page 2
Ferry A-26 from USA to ETO
IFR September, 1944
A-26 Combat Evaluation Missions flown with the 553rd Bomb Squadron, 386th Bomb Group
IFR October, 1944
IFR November, 1944
IFR December, 1944
IFR May, 1945
IFR July to August, 1945
Ferry A-26 from ETO to USA



Post-War
 
 
Jack and Eddie Buskirk, San Diego, CA, 1990s
Eddie and Jack Buskirk, 2001 416th Bomb Group Reunion, Tulsa, Oklahoma,September 20-23, 2001