Sa fiche d'engagement en avril 1942 : http://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=WR26&tf=F&sc=24994,24995,24996,24998,24997,24993,24981,24983&bc=,sl,fd&txt_24995=ruch+jay&op_24995=0&nfo_24995=V,24,1900&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=729906
Voici une photo de son P-51 "Flying Jeanie III" : http://www.361fg.com/Main/Enlarge/376fs/flyingj.htm
Il sera crédité d'une demi victoire : http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_361.php
Plusieurs photos de lui sont passées sur eBay :
Sa nécrologie :
Jay W. Ruch
The Morning Call | June 4, 2003
Jay W. Ruch, 81, of Allentown, died June 3 in ManorCare Health Services, Salisbury Township. He was married to Jean P. (Miller) Ruch for 60 years last month. He was an inspector for GATX, Catasauqua, for 32 years before retiring in 1982. He was a projectionist in the Allentown area during the 1930s and 1940s. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late William H. and Esther H. (Haag) Ruch. He was a Protestant. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, attaining the rank of captain and serving as a fighter pilot.