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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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697 records found for the 78 Fighter Group - Displaying page 14 out of 14.
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Serial No Type Squad CodePilot Rank / Given Names Markings Comments MACR
44-72178 P-51D 84 WZ-N Higgins Lt. Roy D   Lost in this a/c 1 March 45 - killed bailing out  
44-72187 P-51D 84 WZ-N          
44-72190 P-51D 84 WZ-E Townsend Lt. William D Jr.   Lost in this a/c 1 March 45 - KIA  
44-72200 P-51D 84 WZ-N       Lost 12 March 45 - Lt. Anton A Rosengreen bailed out  
44-72203 P-51D 84 WZ-S Thain Lt. Thomas V Sweet and Lovely    
44-72218 P-51D 84 WZ-I Landers Col. John D "Firewall, Big Ass" Big Beautiful Doll Serial given incorrectly as 44-72258 in MA  
44-72229 P-51D 84 WZ-W          
44-72325 P-51D 84 WZ-F Bendorf Lt. Cyril T   To Switzerland post was as J-2105  
44-72386 P-51D 84 WZ-D       Lost 19 March 45 - Lt. James A Bolen Jr. KIA 13159
44-72407 P-51D 84 WZ-E Downing Maj. Harry L   Lost in this a/c 19 March 45 - Evaded 13157
44-72772 P-51D 84 WZ-A Ledington Capt. Dorian   Lost in this a/c 21 April 45 - KIA 14121
44-72927 P-51D 84 WZ-W Clemons Lt. Clark W Frances Dell    
44-73119 P-51D 84 WZ-O Calvin Lt. John D Merry Bee    
44-73146 P-51D 84 WZ--     Betsy Ann    
44-11578 P-51K 84 WZ-W          
44-11629 P-51K 84 WZ-E          
44-11666 P-51K 84 WZ-O          
44-11682 P-51K 84 WZ-I       Lost 20 Jan 45 - Lt. Kenneth J DeMaagd POW 11858
44-11691 P-51K 84 WZ-F       Belly-landed 6 January 1945 1.5 miles NE of Marche, Belgium - Capt. Wilbur K Grimes returned.  
44-11693 P-51K 84 WZ-B Smith Maj. Raymond E   a/c lost in crash at Duxford details unknown  
44-11694 P-51K 84 WZ-D Lyle Capt. Charles L   Lost in this a/c 20 Feb 45 - KIMAC  
44-11740 P-51K 84 WZ-J Moores Lt. James E   Lost 8 March 45 - Lt. Donald A Bath KIFA  
44-11743 P-51K 84 WZ-J Ostrander Lt. Paul S Porcelain Pillbox    
44-11747 P-51K 84 WZ-L Keillor Capt. Peter Achtung Indianer (on canopy rail) Name from German pilot's warning of Mustangs in area. Overshot runway at Fowlmere 15 Jan 45 - Lt. Richard W Taylor.  
44-11763 P-51K 84 WZ-K Slack Lt. Henry R Raven II Reassigned from Grimes.  
44-19766 P-47D 84 WZ-L Keillor Capt. Peter T      
44-63279 P-51D 84 WZ-H       To 83rd FS as HL-Z  
44-19575 P-47D 84 WZ-W Maxwell Capt. Julius P      
44-19958 P-47D 84 WZ-B Grisham Lt. Leon M Anne    
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.  
42-75429 P-47D 84 WZ-S Oiler Lt. Frank E Eileen To 56th FG as LM-S  
42-8667 P-47D 84 WZ-K Boyle Lt. Herbert L      
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          
41-6399 P-47C HQ WZ-M       Lost 13 Apr 43 - Lt.Col. Joseph E Dickman bailed out. Returned.  
42-28408 P-47D HQ HL-X       Lost 28 Aug 44 - Lt.Col. Olin E Gilbert Evaded 8308
42-76506 P-47D HQ WZ-O McIntosh Lt. Robert J   Lost in this a/c 10 June 44 - POW 5583
42-7948 P-47D HQ MX-P Peterson Lt.Col. Arman Flagari II (L &R) Named for hometown - Flagstaff AZ. Lost in this a/c 1 July 43 KIA 27
42-7961 P-47D HQ WZ-M McNickle Lt.Col. Melvin F   Lost in this a/c 30 July 43 POW 135
43-25550 P-47D HQ HL-C       Lost in MAC 5 June 44  
44-19566 P-47D HQ MX-X Mayo Col. Benjamin I No Guts - No Glory    
44-19573 P-47D HQ HL-P Doyle Capt. Gray A   Lost in this a/c 5 Sept 44 - KIA 8406
44-63212 P-51D HQ WZ-Z Marshall Lt.Col. Leonard P The Face VI Lost in this a/c 21 Apr 45 - Killed in crash 8miles W of Y-39  
44-72233 P-51D HQ MX-D Conner LtCol. Richard E Cutie Lost in this a/c 21 March 45 - Evaded  

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