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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
41-6321 P-47C 62 LM-Q Carcione Lt. Anthony R Terrible Tony Tony = Dogpatch cartoon character  
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)  
41-6182 P-47C 63 UN-        To 4 FG  
41-6189 P-47C 62 LM-P       Lt. Donald Tettemer killed in mid-air collision with 41-6224 22 Aug 43. Identity confirmed by crash photos.  
41-6193 P-47C 62 LM-B Taylor Lt. Robert B Ginger    
41-6199 P-47C 63 UN-W Dugas Lt. Harry P   Lost in this a/c 27 September 43 - KIA (Dugas per MACR) 666
41-6199 P-47C 63 UN-W Williams Lt. Patrick M      
41-6201 P-47C 63 UN-        To 78 FG 84 FS  
41-6203 P-47C 63 UN-J Brown Capt. Jack D The Flying Ute / Windy    
41-6209 P-47C 62 LM-C Stover Lt. Robert   Lost in this a/c 30 July 43 - KIA 218
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
41-6214 P-47C 63 UN-        To 4 FG  
41-6215 P-47C 62 LM-K Quirk Maj. Michael B      
41-6216 P-47C 63 UN-O O'Connor Lt. Wayne J Artwork - Cartoon wolf in fancy dress Lost 19 Aug 43 - Lt Glenn L Hodges POW 297
41-6220 P-47C 61 HV-O Foster Lt. Justus D      
41-6221 P-47C 61 HV-W       To 78 FG 83 FS  
41-6224 P-47C 62 LM-X Saux Lt. Conway Two Roll Charlie (L) Jean of Crescent City (R) Lost in this a/c 22 Aug 43 - killed in mid-air collision with 41-6189  
41-6227 P-47C 63 UN-F Coenen Lt. John F      
41-6230 P-47C 63 UN-E Eagan Capt. Joseph L Jr. Holy Joe    
41-6231 P-47C 62 LM-E Brainard Capt. Wayne A Artwork of Alley Oop    
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
41-6234 P-47C 62 LM-A Bryant Lt. John P Thumbs Up Doc (L) Sugar Baby (R)    
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    
41-6237 P-47C 62 LM-M Day Lt. Voorhis H   To 495 FTG 552 FTS  
41-6239 P-47C 62 LM-J Johnson Capt. Ralph A Kentucky Pud    
41-6242 P-47C 62 LM-L Goldstein Lt. George G You Know What / Irma Artwork - cartoon character "mooning". Lost in this a/c 5 Dec 43 - POW 1433
41-6249 P-47C 63 UN-        To 78 FG 82 FS  
41-6250 P-47C 63 UN-           
41-6251 P-47C 61 HV-O Foster Lt. Justus D Joker    
41-6253 P-47C 62 LM-P Nordquist Lt. Dean A Li'l Val (artwork - cartoon character "li'l Injun")    
41-6253 P-47C 62 LM-X       Re-coded to LM-P  
41-6254 P-47C 61 HV-U Smith Lt.Col. Leslie C "Les, LC" Bashful + artwork of dwarf from Snow White    
41-6257 P-47C 63 UN-           
41-6259 P-47C 63 UN-Z Schiltz Capt. Glen D Jr.      
41-6259 P-47C 63 UN-V          
41-6260 P-47C 63 UN-        To 4 FG  
41-6261 P-47C 63 UN-B Becker Lt. Marvin H   A/c from Batdorf. Ground looped by Roach Stewart on 21 April 1944 and trans to 495th FTG.  
41-6262 P-47C 63 UN-           
41-6263 P-47C 63 UN-        Not used on operations - to Kings Cliffe  
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.      
41-6268 P-47C 63 UN-P Dade Lt.Col. Lucian A Jr. "Pete"   A/C to Janson  
41-6268 P-47C 63 UN-P Janson Lt. William H   Lost 8 Oct 43 - Lt. Dover C Fleming Jr. 939
41-6271 P-47C 61 HV-Z McCauley Capt. Frank E "Mac" Rat Racer Artwork - cartoon mouse firing revolver  
41-6261 P-47C 63 UN-B Batdorf Lt. Gordon E Bat Out Of Hell Reassigned to Becker on Batdorf's transfer to 9th AF  
41-6319 P-47C 61 HV-M Smith Maj. Donavon F "Dieppe", "Don" P.J. & Hun Hunter Lost 5th February 1944 - Lt Roger A Phillips KMAC  

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