In September 1942 Glenn Eagleston earned his wings and was assigned to the 20th FG but
transferred to the 354th FG in England October 1943. In December 1943 the 354th “Pioneers”
began flying P-51s over France. During WWII Eagleston accumulated 18.5 victories, all in P-51s.
After D-Day the 354th FG moved operations to France. In October 1944 Glenn Eagleston took
command of the 353rd FS now equipped with P-47Ds and flew their first mission on November
26, 1944. On February 16, 1945 the 353rd parked the P-47s and began flying the P-51 again.