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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
42-75058 P-47D 61 HV-        61FS lightened "Superbolt".  
44-21193 P-47M 61 HV-F Murayda Lt. Michael J Beautiful Fredie    
42-25864 P-47D 61 HV-A Gabreski Col. Francis S   Reassigned to Aggers.  
42-76213 P-47D 61 HV-B Loaded (L) Betty (R)        
44-21191 P-47M 61 HV-C          
44-21142 P-47M 61 HV-D          
44-21146 P-47M 61 HV-D          
42-75262 P-47D 61 HV-F Thompson Lt. Dick W Jr. Big Dick    
42-28676 P-47D 61 HV-F     Mai    
44-21180 P-47M 61 HV-G          
42-25831 P-47D 61 HV-J     Miss Pat II    
44-21224 P-47M 61 HV-J       NMF in May '45  
42-75218 P-47D 61 HV-K Belk Lt. Oscar N Jr El Toro Reassigned to Stewart  
42-75218 P-47D 61 HV-K Stewart Lt.Col. James C      
42-75541 P-47D 61 HV-K       W/w hack  
42-26456 P-47D 61 HV-U     Bucket of Bolts    
41-6### P-47C 62 LM-  Carcione Lt. Anthony R Terrible Tony Tony = Dogpatch cartoon character  
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    
41-6209 P-47C 62 LM-C Stover Lt. Robert   Lost in this a/c 30 July 43 - KIA 218
41-6215 P-47C 62 LM-K Quirk Maj. Michael B      
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  
41-6231 P-47C 62 LM-E          
41-6234 P-47C 62 LM-A Bryant Lt. John P Thumbs Up Doc (L) Sugar Baby (R)    
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
41-6253 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  
41-6330 P-47C 62 LM-Z Zemke Col. Hubert A Moy Tavarish (Cyrilic characters)    
41-6336 P-47C 62 LM-N       To HQ 9th AF  
41-6342 P-47C 62 LM-D Dauphin Capt. Ray Saucy Shirley    
41-6343 P-47C 62 LM-W Cook Capt. Walter V "Walt" The Sad Sack (L) Little Cookie (R) Artwork of "Sad Sack" cartoon character  
41-6347 P-47C 62 LM-O O'Neil Capt. Eugene W Li'l Abner / Torchy (L) Jessie O + 4 leaf clover (R) Artwork of Li'l Abner on Nose. Jessie O + 4 leaf clover is for his wife  
41-6370 P-47C 62 LM-           
41-6387 P-47C 62 LM-F Morrill Lt. Stanley B "Fats, Stan" Fats / Btfsplk (L) Debt Collector (R)    
41-6394 P-47C 62 LM-M McClure Capt. John E Lonesome Polecat Artwork of Lonesome Polecat from Dogpatch. Lost in this a/c 29 April 43 - POW  
41-6397 P-47C 62 LM-S       Crash-landed 15 May 43  
41-6398 P-47C 62 LM-H Stultz Lt. Robert M Joan L Sullivan Lost in this a/c 17 Aug 43 - KIA 263
42- P-47D 62 LM-E Buszko Lt. Thaddeus Flack Sack (on cowl) Mal on firewall by cockpit    
42-22481 P-47D 62 LM-J Johnson Maj. Ralph A Kentucky Pud II Re-coded to LM-S  
42-22481 P-47D 62 LM-S          
42-22527 P-47D 62 LM-H Taylor Lt. Robert B Taylor Maid II Lost in this a/c 20 Dec 43 - KIA 1535
42-22537 P-47D 62 LM-T Schreiber Maj. Leroy A "Schreib"      
42-22541 P-47D 62 LM-M Williamson Maj. Felix D "Willie" Willie    
42-22754 P-47D 62 LM-C          
42-22763 P-47D 62 LM-W     Virginia    
42-22764 P-47D 62 LM-B          
42-22767 P-47D 62 LM-           
42-25295 P-47D 62 LM-K Merrill Lt. Wiley H      

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