John Trevor Godfrey
John Trevor Godfrey (1922–1958) was an American captain and fighter pilot in the 336th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group, Eighth Air Force during World War II. He achieved 18 air-to-air kills against the Luftwaffe before he was accidentally shot down by his wingman and captured by the Germans on August 24, 1944. Godfrey was friend and wingman to Don Gentile. He was promoted to the rank of major before he was discharged from the Army Air Forces shortly following the war.
He died on June 12, 1958 of Lou Gehrig's Disease.
- Silver Star
- Distinguished Flying Cross
- Air Medal
- American Defense Service Medal
- European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
- World War II Victory Medal
- Video: American Army Women Serving On All Fronts Etc. (1944). Universal Newsreel. 1944. Retrieved February 21, 2012.
- Johnny Godfrey at acesofww2.com
- John Trevor Godfrey at Find a Grave
- 4th Fighter Group WWII official association website
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