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The 78th Fighter Group

The Duxford Eagles

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Station:
Duxford 3 April 1943 to 10 October 1945
Station Callsign:
Rutley
Group Callsign:
Greywall (A Group) to 22 April '44 then Phoenix
Bakehouse (B Group) to 22 April '44 then Slapstick
Boycott (C Group from 23 April '44
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)
82nd Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: MX Callsign: Stedman (A Group)
Churchtime (B Group)
to 22 April '44 then:
Surtax (A Group)
Rainbow (B Group)
83rd Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: HL Callsign: Lockyear (A Group)
Cleveland (B Group)
to 22 April '44 then:
Cargo (A Group)
Turquoise (B Group)
84th Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: WZ Callsign: Bayland (A Group)
Clinton (B Group) to 22 April '44 then:
Shampoo (A Group)
Spotlight (B Group)

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Serial No Type Squad CodePilot Rank / Given Names Markings Comments MACR
42-8530 P-47D 82 MX-E DeWitt Capt. Charles W   Reassigned from Wesson. Crashed on take off 22 March 44 in this a/c. Capt. DeWitt slightly injured.  
44-15745 P-51D 82 MX-T Nelson Lt. Larry W Heavenly Body Reassigned to Bourque & name retained.  
44-11625 P-51K 83 HL-M Gabriel Lt. Watson R      
44-11557 P-51K 83 HL-L Euler Lt. John E      
44-11563 P-51K 83 HL-N     Boston Blackie Reassigned from Lt. Miller  
43-25568 P-47D 83 HL-X     Relia From 353 FG name retained.  
44-19575 P-47D 84 WZ-W Maxwell Capt. Julius P      
44-19958 P-47D 84 WZ-B Grisham Lt. Leon M Anne    
44-11669 P-51K 83 HL-F Caulfield Lt. Peter A   Recoded from HL-V  
42-26456 P-47D 84 WZ-K Grimes Capt. Wilbur K   To 56th FG  
44-11763 P-51K 84 WZ-K Grimes Capt. Wilbur K   Reassigned to Slack after only one mission flown by Grimes.  
44-15716 P-51D 82 MX-P Dunham Lt. Richard N      
42-75429 P-47D 84 WZ-S Oiler Lt. Frank E Eileen To 56th FG as LM-S  
42-75147 P-47D 83 HL-I     Artwork of Varga's "Patriotic Gal" Reassigned from Gilbert and recoded.  
42-8667 P-47D 84 WZ-K Boyle Lt. Herbert L      
42-75610 P-47D 83 HL-F       Lost 11 June 44 - Lt. Lawrence R Casey Evaded  
42-25985 P-47D 84 WZ-C Russell Lt. Ernest E   Reassigned to Fee.  
42-75437 P-47D 84 WZ-B          
42-75462 P-47D 84 WZ-L          
42-75523 P-47D 84 WZ-U          
42-74736 P-47D 82 MX-K Scheibler Lt. Joseph A      
42-8479 P-47D 83 HL-V       Battle damage 4th January 1944.  
42-8584 P-47D 82 MX-Q       Battle damage 8th February 1944.  
42-8669 P-47D 84 WZ-        Battle damage 18th March 1944  
42-74707 P-47D 83 HL-S       Battle damage 8th February 1944.  
41-6077 P-47C 82 MX-           
41-6179 P-47C 82 MX-E Brower Lt. Robert F   Crash landed 19 Aug 43 - Lt. Robert F Brower uninjured  
41-6179 P-47C 82 MX-F          
41-6198 P-47C 82 MX-D       Lost 14 May 43 - Capt. Robert E Adamina POW  
41-6201 P-47C 84 WZ-O Hays Capt. George Pappy Became WZ-U  
41-6201 P-47C 84 WZ-U Hays Capt. George J Pappy Re-coded from WZ-O  
41-6205 P-47C 84 WZ-G          
41-6208 P-47C 83 HL-T Gordon Lt. William P Artwork of Bugs Bunny Lost 14 May 43 - F/O Samuel R Martinek POW  
41-6217 P-47C 82 MX-           
41-6218 P-47C 82 MX-G Spalding Lt. Robert P Ranny Lost 15 May 1943 - Lt. Jack S Sandmeier KIA  
41-6218 P-47C 82 MX-Z          
41-6219 P-47C 82 MX-A Adamina Capt. Robert E Ajax / Rocket Jo reassigned to May  
41-6219 P-47C 82 MX-A May Capt. William E May Day reassigned  
41-6219 P-47C 82 MX-C          
41-6220 P-47C 82 MX-I Wesson Lt. Warren M   Trans to 56 FG  
41-6221 P-47C 83 HL-        From 56 FG  
41-6223 P-47C 84 WZ-F Wendell Lt. Roy E Isabel Lost in this a/c 13 March 44 - KITA  
41-6223 P-47C 84 WZ-L          
41-6228 P-47C 84 WZ-N          
41-6229 P-47C 83 HL-J Knapp Lt. Rober H Percy Lost 8 March 44 - Lt. George C Maitland KIFA  
41-6241 P-47C 83 HL-W       Lost 15 April 43 - Lt. Leroy V Dodd KIFA  
41-6243 P-47C 84 WZ-K Hays Capt. George Pappy Became WZ-C  
41-6243 P-47C 84 WZ-K     Cover Girl    
41-6243 P-47C 84 WZ-C Russell Lt. Ernest E   From WZ-K  
41-6245 P-47C 84 WZ-M       To 495 FTG as VM-A (bar over A)  

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