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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
42-74634 P-47D 63 UN-E       Crashed out of gas at Fowlmere 24 June 1944 - Lt. Alexander B Ferber.  
42-26304 P-47D 61 HV-G       Category A Battle Damage to intercooler door on 20th July 1944.  
44-21130 P-47M 61 HV-I          
42-8442 P-47D 61 HV-H       W/w hack  
42-75410 P-47D 61 HV-M Smith Maj. Donavon F "Dieppe, Don"   Lost 8 March 1944 Mike Gladych bailed out due to running out of gas.  
42-26635 P-47D 61 HV-E       From 78th FG  
42-25728 P-47D 62 LM-V Van Noy Capt. George H Jr.   Crash landed this a/c East of Charleroi 18th September 1944. Returned to unit.  
42-25514 P-47D 61 HV-X          
44-19763 P-47D 63 UN-F          
42-74712 P-47D 62 LM-G          
44-21229 P-47M 61 HV-H       Landing accident at Boxted on 14 July 1945 - Lt. Thomas D Adcock.  
44-21206 P-47M 61 HV-A Higgins Lt. Richard W   Taxi accident at Boxted 26 July 1945 - Lt. Burton O Blodgett  
42-75144 P-47D 61 HV-E Altschuler Capt. Richard L      
42-74620 P-47D 61 HV-M          
42-75143 P-47D 62 LM-I          
42-74699 P-47D 62 LM-N          
42-22763 P-47D 62 LM-A          
42-75810 P-47D 63 UN-G          
42-75859 P-47D 63 UN-T          
42-75186 P-47D 63 UN-G          
42-75658 P-47D HQ HV-S Stewart Lt.Col. James C "Jim"   Reassigned to Klibbe on Stewart's transfer to VIIIFC.  
42-74650 P-47D 61 HV-A Gabreski Col. Francis S   To 78 FG 82 FG  
41-6376 P-47C 61 HV-Q          
42-76145 P-47D 61 HV-        Lost 13 June 1944 - F/Lt Zbigniew Janicki KIA 15086
42-75870 P-47D 63 UN-  Campbell Capt. Robert D Jr.   Lost in this a/c 15 August 1944 - KIA  
42-75565 P-47D 61 HV-C Brooks Capt. Norman E   Reassigned to Popplewell  
42-7877 P-47D 61 HV-D McMinn Lt. Evan D      
42-75269 P-47D 61 HV-O Gerick Lt. Steven NMI      
42-75224 P-47D 61 HV -O Foster Capt. Justus D   Reassigned to Gladych  
44-21122 P-47M 63 UN-           
44-21123 P-47M 63 UN-S          
44-21213 P-47M 62 LM-           
44-21218 P-47M 62 LM-           
42-22788 P-47D 62 LM-        From 359th FG  
42-27380 P-47D 62 LM-D          
42-7871 P-47D 61 HV-A Gabreski Col. Francis A   Recoded from HV-F  
42-27224 P-47D 61 HV-G       BD Cat A on 18 September 44. To 9th AF.  
41-6381 P-47C 61 HV-X Smith Capt. Donavon F   To 495th FTG  
42-28808 P-47D 61 HV-N       From 356th FG  
42-28851 P-47D 61 HV-A Armstrong Lt. Donald C Jr.      
42-75058 P-47D 61 HV-        61FS lightened "Superbolt".  
42-25864 P-47D 61 HV-A Gabreski Col. Francis S   Reassigned to Aggers.  
42-76213 P-47D 61 HV-B Loaded (L) Betty (R)        
44-21191 P-47M 61 HV-C          
44-21142 P-47M 61 HV-D          
44-21146 P-47M 61 HV-D          
44-21180 P-47M 61 HV-G          
44-21224 P-47M 61 HV-J       NMF in May '45  
42-75218 P-47D 61 HV-K Stewart Lt.Col. James C      
42-75541 P-47D 61 HV-K       W/w hack  

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