Mexico

MEXICO

World War II

Airmen of Mexican origin

United States Army Air Force, United States Navy
NAME                        VICTORIES                           UNIT

Candelaria, Ricardo Gomez       6       [ 6   - 1   - 0  ]      435 FS / 479 FG
Perdomo, Oscar Francis          5       [ 5   - 0   - 0  ]      464 FS / 507 FG
Zuniga, Nicanor                 1       [ 1   - 0   - 0]        7FS / 49 FG
Marquez, Alexander Perez        -

Royal Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force
NAME                        VICTORIES                           AIRFORCE     COMMENTS

Perez-Gomez, Luis               2 [0+2] [ 0+2 - 0   - 0  ]      443 
Lee, Thomas Benfield            1                               402 
de Mier, Sebastian Bernardo     -                               68, 23, 418  air gunner
Torres, Alberto Brown           -

[x-y-z] ... [confirmed-probable-damaged]

Ricardo Gomez Candelaria Oscar Francis Perdomo
Ricardo Gomez Candelaria
6 victories
Oscar Francis Perdomo
5 victories
Luis Perez-Gomez Thomas Benfield Lee
Luis Perez-Gomez
2 victories
Thomas Benfield Lee
1 victory
Republic P-47N-2 Thunderbolt
Republic P-47N-2 Thunderbolt, 1.Lt. Oscar F. Perdomo, 464th FS, 507th FG, August 13th, 1945.


Much information kindly provided by Santiago A. Flores.

Sources & Literature
  1. Researcher Santiago A. Flores.
  2. Balladares, Clemente: Latin American pilots in the Major Air Conflicts (1914 - 2003), http://www.laahs.com/art119.htm.
  3. Ehrengardt, Christian-Jacques - Listemann, Philippe: Le Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, Les Machines, Les Unités, Les Hommes, AéroJournal Hors-Série, № 5, Mars-Avril 2010.
  4. Flores, Santiago A.: Un Mexicain en Normandie, in Aéro Journal, No. 36, Avril-Mai 2004.
  5. Flores, Santiago A.: Les Mexicains dans le Pacifique, in Aéro Journal, No. 42, 2004.
  6. Flores, Santiago A.: Richard Gomez Candelaria vs. Schulungslehrgang "Elbe", http://www.elknet.pl/acestory/candelaria/candelaria.htm.
  7. Flores, Santiago A.: Oscar F. Perdomo - The Last Ace In a Day of WW II., http://www.elknet.pl/acestory/perdomo/perdomo.htm.
  8. Flores, Santiago A.: P/O. Luis Perez Gomez, J29172, Royal Canadian Air Force.
  9. Gleize, Jean-Paul: Aces, http://jpgleize.perso.neuf.fr/aces/homeaces.htm.
  10. Hess, William N.: 49th Fighter Group, Aces of the Pacific, Aviation Elite Units, Osprey Publishing, 2004.
  11. Kocáb, Zdeněk: Major Oscar Francis Perdomo, http://forum.valka.cz/viewtopic.php/title/Perdomo-Oscar-Francis/p/275441.
  12. Olynyk, F.: Stars And Bars (A Tribute to the American Fighter Ace 1920-1973), Grub Street, London 1995 .
  13. Olynyk, Frank J.: USAAF (Pacific Theater) Credits for the Destruction of Enemy Aircraft in Air-to-Air Combat World War 2, Victory List No. 3, Published by the Author, Aurora, October 1985.
  14. Olynyk, Frank J.: USAAF (European Theater of Operations) Credits For The Destruction of Enemy Aircraft In Air-To-Air Combat In World War 2, Victory List No. 5, Published by the Author, Aurora, 1987.
  15. Olynyk, Frank J.: Royal Air Force 400 Series Squadrons Credits for the Destruction of Enemy Aircraft in Air-to-Air Combat World War 2, Victory List No. 7, Published by the Author, Aurora, November 1989.
  16. Pátek, Zdeněk: Brazilské a mexické thunderbolty ve 2. světové válce, in Historie a plastikové modelářství, No. 11, 1995.

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