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The 56th Fighter Group

Zemke's Wolfpack

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Station:
Kingscliffe January 12 1943 to 4 April 1943
Horsham St. Faith 5 April 1943 to 7 July 1943
Halesworth 8 July 1943 to 18 April 1944
Boxted 18 April 1944 to 9 September 1945
Station Callsign:
Sturdy (Halesworth)
Dogday (Boxted)
Group Callsign:
Yardstick (A Group) to 22 April '44 then Fairbank
Ashland (B Group) to 22 April '44 then Subway
Pantile (C Group from 23 April '44
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)
61st Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: HV Callsign: Shaker
to 7 July '43 then:
Keyworth (A Group)
Halsted (B Group)
to 22 April '44 then:
Whippet (A Group)
Household (B Group)
62th Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: LM Callsign: Harbour
to 7 July '43 then:
Woodfire (A Group)
Groundhog (B Group)
to 22 April '44 then:
Platform (A Group)
Icejug (B Group)
63rd Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: UN Callsign: Moisture
to 7 July '43 then:
Postgate (A Group)
Northgrove (B Group) to 22 April '44 then:
Daily (A Group)
Yorker (B Group)


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Serial No Type Squad CodePilot Rank / Given Names Markings Comments MACR
42-75658 P-47D HQ HV-S Stewart Lt.Col. James C "Jim"   Reassigned to Klibbe on Stewart's transfer to VIIIFC.  
41-6182 P-47C 63 UN-        To 4 FG  
41-6199 P-47C 63 UN-W Dugas Lt. Harry P   Lost in this a/c 27 September 43 - KIA (Dugas per MACR) 666
41-6199 P-47C 63 UN-W Williams Lt. Patrick M      
41-6201 P-47C 63 UN-        To 78 FG 84 FS  
41-6203 P-47C 63 UN-J Brown Capt. Jack D The Flying Ute / Windy    
42-74634 P-47D 63 UN-E       Crashed out of gas at Fowlmere 24 June 1944 - Lt. Alexander B Ferber.  
41-6214 P-47C 63 UN-        To 4 FG  
41-6216 P-47C 63 UN-O O'Connor Lt. Wayne J Artwork - Cartoon wolf in fancy dress Lost 19 Aug 43 - Lt Glenn L Hodges POW 297
41-6227 P-47C 63 UN-F Coenen Lt. John F      
41-6230 P-47C 63 UN-E Eagan Capt. Joseph L Jr. Holy Joe    
41-6249 P-47C 63 UN-        To 78 FG 82 FS  
41-6250 P-47C 63 UN-           
41-6257 P-47C 63 UN-           
41-6259 P-47C 63 UN-Z Schiltz Capt. Glen D Jr.      
41-6259 P-47C 63 UN-V          
41-6260 P-47C 63 UN-        To 4 FG  
41-6261 P-47C 63 UN-B Becker Lt. Marvin H   A/c from Batdorf. Ground looped by Roach Stewart on 21 April 1944 and trans to 495th FTG.  
41-6262 P-47C 63 UN-           
41-6263 P-47C 63 UN-        Not used on operations - to Kings Cliffe  
41-6268 P-47C 63 UN-P Dade Lt.Col. Lucian A Jr. "Pete"   A/C to Janson  
41-6268 P-47C 63 UN-P Janson Lt. William H   Lost 8 Oct 43 - Lt. Dover C Fleming Jr. 939
41-6261 P-47C 63 UN-B Batdorf Lt. Gordon E Bat Out Of Hell Reassigned to Becker on Batdorf's transfer to 9th AF  
41-6325 P-47C 63 UN-V Vogt Maj. John W Jr. Lucky Little Devil To 365 F/G 9th Air Force  
41-6326 P-47C 63 UN-Y Comstock Col. Harold E "Bunny"   Written off in crash-landing on 3rd February 1944 when Bunny Comstock ran out of gas.  
41-6329 P-47C 63 UN-L Clamp Capt. Charles C   Struck off charge 28 June 43 due to battle damage (Clamp)  
41-6330 P-47C 63 UN-S Smith Lt. Bernard R Sunshine    
41-6330 P-47C 63 UN-U          
41-6330 P-47C 63 UN-Z       Lost in crash landing 24 december 43 - Lt. Adam Wisiewski  
41-6334 P-47C 63 UN-M Mahurin Maj. Walker H "Bud"   Lost 12 Aug 43 in accident. Mahurin uninjured  
41-6362 P-47C 63 UN-A Adrianse Lt. Lyle A The Michigan Mauler To495th FG  
41-6367 P-47C 63 UN-X Compton Lt. George A      
41-6367 P-47C 63 UN-X Reed Lt. Charles W      
41-6372 P-47C 63 UN-S Sugas Lt. Arthur   Lost in this a/c 17 Aug 43 - KIA 265
41-6375 P-47C 63 UN-T Tukey Col. Philip E Jr.      
41-6395 P-47C 63 UN-D Dyar Lt. Roger B Vickie To 78 FG 84 FS  
41-6530 P-47C 63 UN-J Brown Capt. Jack D Windy To 495FTG 551FTS  
41-6534 P-47C 63 UN-D Dyar Lt. Roger Vickie II Lost in this a/c 26 June 43 - KIA  
41-6537 P-47C 63 UN-Q Van Abel Lt. Wilfred A Artwork - Squadron insignia under windshield Lost in this a/c 2 Sept 43 - POW 468
41-6584 P-47C 63 UN-E Egan Capt. Joseph L Jr. Holy Joe Artwork - Skull & crossbones flag  
41-6584 P-47C 63 UN-A       A/C to Egan  
41-6622 P-47C 63 UN-K Ludwig Lt. Vance P   Severe damage 16 Aug 43 due to burst tyre on take off causing belly tank to catch fire.  
42-22534 P-47D 63 UN-O O'Connor Lt. Wayne J   To 352 FG  
42-22534 P-47D 63 UN-F          
42-22748 P-47D 63 UN-V Lewis Lt. Kenneth K Paper Doll Lost in this a/c - 29 Jan 44 - KIA 2120
42-22748 P-47D 63 UN-V Vogt Maj. John W Jr.   A/C to Lewis  
42-22762 P-47D 63 UN-S Stamps Lt. Samuel O Tinkle To 366 FG 9th AF  
42-22772 P-47D 63 UN-G Cavallo Lt. Anthony S El Diablo / Eleanor III    
42-22781 P-47D 63 UN-           
42-22834 P-47D 63 UN-T          

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