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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
42-26472 P-47D    -        Crashed belgium 5 Dec 44  
42-75094 P-47D    -        Crashed prior to being allocated to squadron  
44-19935 P-47D    -        Crashed in Belgium 6 Feb 45  
44-21170 P-47M   LM-        Lost Belgium 10 April 45 - Lt. Paul W Stitt killed in crash landing.  
41-6### P-47C 61 HV-  Conger Maj. Paul A War Passion    
41-6### P-47C 61  -           
41-6### P-47C 61 HV-X Mudge Capt. Richard H Poison Dick    
41-6### P-47C 61 HV-  Patton Lt. John A Sleepy (+ artwork of "Sleepy" from Snow White)  
41-6211 P-47C 61 HV-L Lamb Maj. Robert A Jackie (L) Artwork - Jack of Hearts (R) Lost 1 Dec 43 - Lt. Cleve M Brown Jr. POW 1432
41-6220 P-47C 61 HV-O Foster Lt. Justus D      
41-6221 P-47C 61 HV-W       To 78 FG 83 FS  
41-6232 P-47C 61 HV-B Bevins Lt. Hiram O Bunkin + Artwork - Superman hiting Hitler Lost in this a/c 3 Sept 43 - POW 472
41-6235 P-47C 61 HV-P Johnson Maj. Robert S Half Pint To 36 F/G & lost 13 Aug 44  
41-6237 P-47C 61 HV-A Anderson Lt. Milton The Idaho Spud    
41-6251 P-47C 61 HV-O Foster Lt. Justus D Joker    
41-6254 P-47C 61 HV-Y Smith Lt.Col. Leslie C "Les, LC" Bashful + artwork of dwarf from Snow White    
41-6265 P-47C 61 HV-E Biales Lt. Albert (NMI) Francy Ann This a/c was lost on 30 July 43 - Lt. Jack W Horton KIA 219
41-6267 P-47C 61 HV-V Powers Capt. Joseph H Jr.      
41-6271 P-47C 61 HV-Z McCauley Capt. Frank E "Mac" Rat Racer Artwork - cartoon mouse firing revolver  
41-6311 P-47C 61 HV-L Mudge Capt. Richard H      
41-6319 P-47C 61 HV-M Smith Maj. Donavon F "Dieppe, Don" P.J. & Hun Hunter    
41-6322 P-47C 61 HV-W Wetherbee Capt. Robert Little Butch    
41-6332 P-47C 61 HV-M McCollum Maj. Loren G Butch    
41-6337 P-47C 61 HV-S Barnum Capt. Eugene E Snow White + artwork of Snow White    
41-6337 P-47C 61 HV-S Curtis Capt. Joseph R   Lost 31 Dec 43 - Lt. William A Mrangello killed - ditched in Channel 1861
41-6337 P-47C 61 HV-S Smith Lt.Col. Leslie C "Les, LC"      
41-6350 P-47C 61 HV-           
41-6352 P-47C 61 HV-T Renwick Maj. Donald D "Doc" Doc Doc (+ artwork of "Doc" from Snow White)  
41-6385 P-47C 61 HV-Y Mussey Lt. Claude E   To 496 FTG  
41-6385 P-47C 61 HV-Y Roberts Lt. Robill      
41-6401 P-47C 61 HV-G Conger Maj. Paul A Dream Baby    
42-26304 P-47D 61 HV-G       Category A Battle Damage to intercooler door on 20th July 1944.  
41-6550 P-47C 61 HV-           
41-6583 P-47C 61 HV-           
41-6620 P-47C 61 HV-H Powers Capt. Joseph H Jr. Powers Girl Lt. Justus D Foster bellied in at Hawkinge in this a/c due to hydraulics shot out. 26 June 43  
41-6635 P-47C 61 HV-           
42-22456 P-47D 61 HV-N Curtis Lt. Joseph R Liberty Belle Lost 15 March 44 - Lt. John Kozey Jr. POW 3052
42-22478 P-47D 61 HV-W Patton Lt. John A G.O.P. G.O.P. = Grand Old Party i.e. The Republicans.  
42-22527 P-47D 61 HV-           
42-22744 P-47D 61 HV-I Blake Capt. Gordon J El Shaf-toe    
42-22790 P-47D 61 HV-L Bennett Capt. Joseph H      
42-25836 P-47D 61 HV-M       Lost 7 Aug 44 - Lt. Arthur C Maul KIA (Mid-air collision) 7447
42-25864 P-47D 61 HV-A Gabreski Col. Francis S      
42-25959 P-47D 61 HV-Y          
42-25963 P-47D 61 HV-        Lost 6 June 44 - Lt. Evan D McMinn KIA 5492
42-26024 P-47D 61 HV-O Gerick Capt. Steven N "Steve" Tally Ho Chaps To 359 FG 370 FS.  
42-26044 P-47D 61 HV-Z Lanowski Capt. Witold A Silver Lady    
42-26044 P-47D 61 HV-Z Smith Lt.Col. Leslie C "Les, LC" Silver Lady    
42-26254 P-47D 61 HV-U Smith Lt.Col. Leslie C "Les, LC"      
44-21130 P-47M 61 HV-I          

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