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Jack Tarleton Bradley
Jack Tarleton Bradley in the cockpit of his P-51 Mustang
Bradley in the cockpit of his P-51 Mustang
Born (1918-06-06)June 6, 1918
Died July 24, 2000(2000-07-24) (aged 82)
Place of birth Brownwood, Texas
Place of death Brown County, Texas
Buried at Early, Texas
Allegiance United States
Service/branch US Army Air Corps Hap Arnold Wings United States Army Air Forces
Years of service 1941–1962
Rank Colonel
Service number O-36537
Unit 354th Fighter Group
Commands held 353rd Fighter Squadron
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Air Force Longevity Service
Air Medal
American Campaign Medal
American Defense Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross
Distinguished Service Cross
Silver Star
World War II Victory Medal
Croix de Guerre (French)
Distinguished Flying Cross (British)
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal

Jack Tarleton Bradley (June 6, 1918 – August 24, 2000) was a United States Army Air Force fighter ace who was credited with shooting down 15 aircraft during World War II and was commanding officer of the 353rd Fighter Squadron.[1][2][3] He retired from the Air Force in 1962 as Colonel.

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  1. William N Hess (20 December 2012). 354th Fighter Group. Bloomsbury Publishing. pp. 66–. ISBN 978-1-78200-894-1. 
  2. Bonnier Corporation (August 1944). Popular Science. Bonnier Corporation. pp. 114–. ISSN 0161-7370. 
  3. Martin Bowman (27 October 2010). US 9th Air Force Bases In Essex 1943-44. Pen and Sword. pp. 72–. ISBN 978-1-84884-332-5. 

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