Hampton E. Boggs

Military Person

1921 – 1953

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Who was Hampton E. Boggs?

Hampton Edward Boggs was the United States 2nd highest scoring air ace with the 459th Fighter Squadron, 80th Fighter Group during the China - Burma - India campaign during World War II and served as a pilot during the Korean War. A fighter pilot with the U.S. Army Air Forces and the United States Air Force flying the Curtiss P-40, Lockheed P-38 Lightning, the North American Aviation F-86 Sabre aircraft and also the recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross.

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Born
Aug 17, 1921
Oklahoma
Also known as
  • Hampton Boggs
Died
1953
Wisconsin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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