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The 359th Fighter Group

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Station:
East Wretham (USAAF Station No. 133) 19 October 1943 to 2 November 1945
Station Callsign:
Woodbrook
Group Callsign:
Wallpaint to 22 April '44 then:
Chairman (A Group)
Cavetop (B Group)
Ragtime (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)
368th Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: CV Callsign: Beesnest to 2 January '44 then
Jackson to 22 April '44 then:
Jigger (A Group)
Handy (B Group)
369th Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: IV Callsign: Tiretread to 22 April '44 then:
Tinplate (A Group)
Earnest (B Group)
370th Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: CS (CR to mid-March 1944) Callsign: Wheeler to 22 April '44 then:
Redcross (A Group)
Rollo (B Group)

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Serial No Type Squad CodePilot Rank / Given Names Markings Comments MACR
42-75273 P-47 368 CV-U Kibbler Lt. Ralph E      
41-6282 P-47C 370 CR-O          
41-6324 P-47C 369 IV-X          
41-6255 P-47C 368 CV-O       From 78th FG  
42- P-47D 370 CS-L Doersch Maj. George A "Pop"   Originally coded CR-L  
42- P-47D 370 CS-  Downing Lt. John L "Big Dog" Big Dog    
42- P-47D 368 CV-      Little One    
42-22464 P-47D 369 IV-        Lost 8 April 44 - Lt. Clifford E Carter KIA 3898
42-22468 P-47D 368 CV-S Smith Lt. James B Geronimo (L&R)    
42-22480 P-47D 370 CS-K          
42-22758 P-47D 369 IV-O          
42-22761 P-47D 370 CR-        Lost 11 Jan 44 - Lt. Lynn W Hair KIA  
42-22766 P-47D 368 CV-S Smith Lt. James B Hairless Joe Named from character in Al Capp cartoon.  
42-22774 P-47D 368 CV-B Bolefahr Capt. Wayne N      
42-22776 P-47D 368 CV-D Pino Lt. James R   Belly-landed 23 Apr 44 - Capt. Andrew T Lemmens. To 78 F/G  
42-22786 P-47D 368 CV-B Bolefahr Capt. Wayne N      
42-22788 P-47D 368 CV-S       Too 56th FG  
42-22791 P-47D 369 IV-E Crawford Lt. Cecil W Little Friend Lost 3 Feb 44 - Lt. Cecil W Crawford KIA 2132
42-25738 P-47D 370 CS-M       Crash-landed framlingham 29 Apr 44 - Lt.Col. Daniel D McKee  
42-26024 P-47D 370 CR-        Crashed 4 Dec 44 - salvaged on continent  
42-26060 P-47D 368 CV-O       To 56th FG 62nd FS  
42-74632 P-47D 370 CS-D          
42-74633 P-47D 368 CV-W Hunter Capt. John B      
42-74640 P-47D 370 CR-        Crash-landed 3 Feb 44 - Capt. Charles W Hipsher  
42-74642 P-47D 369 IV-K Kruger Capt. Charles H Nancy June    
42-74645 P-47D 369 IV-N Cranfill Lt.Col. Niven K Deviless    
42-74645 P-47D 369 IV-E Crawford Lt. Cecil W   (became IV-N)  
42-74666 P-47D 369 IV-O Oliphint Capt. John H The Mad Rebel    
42-74676 P-47D 370 CS-X     Blondie II w/w Hack  
42-74682 P-47D 368 CV-Y Baldridge Lt. Arlen R "Baldy"      
42-74685 P-47D 369 IV-T Matthew Capt. Harry L Pistol Packin' Mama Take-off accident East Wretham 6 Mar 44 - Capt. Harry L Matthew  
42-74695 P-47D 368 CV-E Cater Lt. Elmer H      
42-74698 P-47D 370 CR-K King Lt. Herman E   Belly landed this a/c Manston 21 Dec 43  
42-74719 P-47D 370 CS-O Hodges Capt. William R      
42-74721 P-47D 368 CV-K White Lt. Samuel A      
42-74730 P-47D 369 IV-U Rodeheaver Lt. Homer L   Landing accident East Wretham 20 Nov 43 - Lt. Horner L Rodheaver  
42-74737 P-47D 370 CS-P Smith Capt. Thomas P   Previously CR-P. Lost in this a/c 11 April 44 - POW - escaped & returned Sept. 44 3733
42-74745 P-47D 370 CS-D       From 356 FG  
42-75048 P-47D 369 IV-Z Campbell Lt. Robert W      
42-75054 P-47D 369 IV-V Ettlesen Capt. Charles E Princess Pat    
42-75054 P-47D 369 IV-V Kelsey Capt. Joseph P   (a/c transfered to Ettlesen)  
42-75068 P-47D 370 CS-P Wetmore Maj. Raymond S Daddy's Girl Named for daughter Diane. Force landed this a/c Manston 24 Apr 44  
42-75079 P-47D 370 CS-B       Lost 11 April 44 - Lt. Elmer N Dunlap POW 3734
42-75082 P-47D 368 CV-G Lane Capt. Thomas S      
42-75085 P-47D 369 IV-Q Thomson Maj. Robert C      
42-75088 P-47D 368 CV-G Lane Capt. Thomas S      
42-75090 P-47D 370 CR-        Lost 11 Jan 44 - Lt. William N Tucker Jr. KIA  
42-75091 P-47D 370 CS-I Downing Lt. John L "Big Dog" Big Dog + artwork of sad dog (L&R) Lost 27 March 44 - Lt. John E Kerns KIA 3454
42-75095 P-47D 368 CV-N Shaw Maj. Clifton Pappy Yokum Named from Al Capp cartoon strip  
42-75104 P-47D 368 CV-T Fogg Capt. Howard L Clumpy II Named for a cartoon dog character that he drew. Lost 13 April 44 - Lt. Cecil R Brown KIA 3897

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