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The 55th Fighter Group

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Station:
Nuthampstead 16 September 1943 to 16 April 1944
Wormingford 16 April 1944 to 21 July 1945
Station Callsign:
Rockcreek (Nuthampstead)
Fusspot (Wormingford)
Group Callsign:
Smallboy to 22 April '44 then:
Windsor (A Group)
Graphic (B Group)
Kodak (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)
38th Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: CG Symbol: Triangle Callsign: Swindleto 22 April '44 then:
Hellcat (A Group)
Program (B Group)
338th Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: CL Symbol: Circle Callsign: Warcraft to 22 April '44 then:
Acorn (A Group)
Richard (B Group)
343rd Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: CY Symbol: Square Callsign: Careful to 22 April '44 then:
Tudor (A Group)
Saucy (B Group)

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Serial No Type Squad CodePilot Rank / Given Names Markings Comments MACR
42-67723 P-38J    -           
44-63218 P-51D    -        2 seat conversion  
  P-38 338 CL-  Blanchard Capt. Merle E Big Nick    
42-66724 P-38H 338 CL-M Jensen Lt. Robert N Miss Margaret Lost in this a/c 13 Nov 43 - POW 1269
42-66727 P-38H 338 CL-        Lost 13 Nov 43 - Lt. William W Shank KIA 1267
42-66732 P-38H 338 CL-        Lost 13 Nov 43 - Lt. William C Florentine Jr. POW 1270
42-67021 P-38H 338 CL-        Lost 22 Dec 43 - Lt. John R Pruitt KIA 1533
42-67025 P-38H 338 CL-V       Take off accident 19 Dec 43 - Lt. Arthur Baranick  
42-67030 P-38H 338 CL-V White Capt. Thomas A Janet    
42-67042 P-38H 338 CL-L          
42-67047 P-38H 338 CL-        From 343 F/S .Lost 22 Dec 43 - Lt Robert W Brown POW 1534
42-67049 P-38H 338 CL-        Lost 13 Nov 43 - Lt. Charles E Beall KIA 1268
42-67057 P-38H 338 CL-X Richardson Lt. Stanley P Jr. Miss Mona Named for his mother. Lost 10 Dec 43 - Lt. Anthony J Tinto bailed out.  
42-67069 P-38H 338 CL-        Lost 29 Nov 43 - Lt. Fleming W Suiter POW 1273
42-67073 P-38H 338 CL-        Lost 13 Nov 43 - Lt. Lynn R Goetzman POW 1266
42-67078 P-38H 338 CL-T       Lost 13 Nov 43 - Lt. Gene C Stephens KIA 1271
42-67100 P-38H 338 CL-        Lost 11 Jan 44 - Lt. William E Harbert KIA 1954
42-104106 P-38J 338 CL-T Schank Lt. Thomas D Stinger    
42-104280 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 21 May 44 - Lt. Horace K Walter KIA 4981
42-104396 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 11 June 44 - Maj. Val W Bollwerk POW 5575
42-67231 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 9 March 44 - Lt. Victor J Labella bailed out  
42-67279 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 4 March 44 - Lt. Harold J Bone KIA  
42-67305 P-38J 338 CL-X Richardson Lt. Stanley P Jr. Miss Mona    
42-67413 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 15 April 44 - Lt. Tunis J Lyon POW 3905
42-67440 P-38J 338 CL-J          
42-67467 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 24 March 44 - Lt. Ernest W George POW 3384
42-67500 P-38J 338 CL-M          
42-67704 P-38J 338 CL-K     Fubar Droop Snoot a/c. Fubar = F*cked Up Beyond All Recognition. To 56th FG as HV-W and subsequently to 9th AF  
42-67712 P-38J 338 CL-R       Crash landed 2 March 44 - Lt. George C Korinek  
42-67715 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 20 May 44 - Lt. John W Thomas KIA 4976
42-67721 P-38J 338 CL-N       Lost 8 April 44 - Lt. Tom F Knudson KIA 3619
42-67738 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 24 March 44 - Lt. Frederick W West Evaded 3385
42-67752 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 24 Feb 44 - Capt. Wesley M Tibbetts KIA 2682
42-67771 P-38J 338 CL-  Garlock Capt. Karl H Secret Weapon (artwork of skunk on nose) Lost in this a/c 21 May 44 - POW 4977
42-67791 P-38J 338 CL-           
42-67812 P-38J 338 CL-A          
42-67816 P-38J 338 CL-P Patterson Capt. Chester A Princess Pat - Artwork cowboy with two pistols Lost 10 Feb 44 - Lt. Jack R Foster POW 2148
42-67867 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 15 June 44 - Lt. Edwin C Wheeler POW 5738
42-67874 P-38J 338 CL-T          
42-67917 P-38J 338 CL-U          
42-67919 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 22 March 44 - Lt. Victor J LaBella POW 3386
42-67962 P-38J 338 CL-T Odegard Capt. John L Bambi    
42-67989 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 18 March 44 - Lt. Bradford R Wikholm KIA 3100
42-68083 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 24 June 44 - Lt. George Korinek POW 6245
42-68085 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 9 Apr 44 - Lt. Newell Anderson KIFA  
42-68107 P-38J 338 CL-X          
42-68127 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 21 June 44 - Lt. Malcolm G Armstrong POW 5942
42-68130 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 14 June 44 - Lt. Arthur Baranick KIA 5740
43-28273 P-38J 338 CL-        Lost 16 June 44 - Lt. George W Peterson POW 5735
43-28471 P-38J 338 CL-E       Lost 5 July 44 - Lt. Lawrence J Berry KIA 6563

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