352nd Fighter Group

The Bluenosed Bastards of Bodney

Station

Bodney 8 July 1943 to 3 November 1945
(Asche & Chievres between 23 Dec. ’44 & 13 Apr. ’45)

Station Callsigns

Speedboat (Beachhouse from April 1945)

Group Callsigns

Hatfield to 22 April ’44 then:
Topsy (A Group) (Packload from April ’45)
Bearskin (B Group)
Cloister (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group

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328th Fighter Squad

Code:
PE
Callsign:
  • Turndown to 22 April '44 then:
  • Ditto (A Group)
  • Tarmac (B Group)

486th Fighter Squadron

Code:
PZ
Callsign:
  • Handspun to 22 April '44 then:
  • Angus (A Group)
  • Rocket (B Group)

487th Fighter Squadron

Code:
HO
Callsign:
  • Crownprince to 22 April '44 then:
  • Transport (A Group)
  • Vicar (B Group)

Total Records: 527

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
41-6135 P-47C 487 HO- a/c coded 305 @ Mitchell Field. New York
41-6323 P-47C 486 PZ-Y McKibben Lt. Donald Sneezy Artwork - Sneezy from Snow White
41-6531 P-47C 486 PZ-K Miklajcyk Capt. Henry J "Mike" The Syracusan (ex 56 F/G )
P-47D 487 HO- McIntyre Capt. Winfield E Ida Marian
42- P-47D 328 PE- Furr Lt. William W Lois
42- P-47D 487 HO- Hannon Lt. James D Hell's Angels Artwork - two demons above name
42- P-47D 486 PZ-U Rauk Capt. Lloyd A "Rocky" Dopey / Rauk-et Artwork - Dopey from Snow White
42- P-47D 486 PZ- Wanda Lt. Roy A Denny Boy
42-22457 P-47D 487 HO-H Hamilton Capt. Ralph W "Ham" Frances B Too
42-22467 P-47D 328 PE-H White Capt. Henry "Hank" Dallas Darling
42-22474 P-47D 328 PE-I Thornell Lt. John F Jr. "Direct Line" Patty Ann (L&R) Named for his niece.
42-22486 P-47D 486 PZ-H Harker Capt. Chester V "Chet" Cile / Luck of the Irish Artwork - Horseshoe/shamrock/dice. Lost 8 Mar 44 in MAC - Lt. Donald W McKibben
42-22486 P-47D 486 PZ-M Mason Col. Joseph L This Is It (L&R)
42-22487 P-47D 487 HO-G Grow Lt. Richard L Lost in this a/c 22 Dec 43 KIA 1538
42-22491 P-47D 486 PZ-L Corcoran Lt. Martin E "Corky"
42-22492 P-47D 487 HO-F Davis Capt. Clayton E "Ozzy" Marjorie Involved in MAC 8 Mar 44 - Lt. William E Fowler
42-22509 P-47D 486 PZ-I Green Maj. Franklyn N "Frank" Snow White (+ artwork of Snow White)
42-22511 P-47D 487 HO- Lost 30 Dec 43 - Capt. Winfield E McIntyre POW 1945
42-22513 P-47D 328 PE-R Cornick Lt. Raymond L Ilene
42-22515 P-47D 487 HO-U Berkshire Lt. Robert H Jr. Brutal Lulu (L&R) (Artwork - Amazon swinging mace) Salvaged 11 March 1944 following crash-landing at RAF Manston with Lt. Berkshire
42-22516 P-47D 486 PZ- Lost 30 Nov 43 - Lt. Robert E Babbitt KIA 1444
42-22519 P-47D 328 PE-W Miller Lt. Fremont W Red Raider
42-22529 P-47D 328 PE-J Coleman Capt. John B Jr. Mavourneen
42-22530 P-47D 487 HO-R Riley Lt. Harold S Jr. The Kid Lost in this a/c 11 March 44 - KIA 5013
42-22531 P-47D 328 PE- Lost 14 Sept 43 - Lt. William H Alm KIA 562
42-22534 P-47D 328 PE-X
42-22547 P-47D 328 PE-U Zellner Lt. Edmund We Three Also flown by Lt. Charles Bennette
42-22548 P-47D 486 PZ-G Gignac Maj. Edward J "Pappy" Gigs-Up (L&R) Artwork - Leaping black panther (both sides)
42-22785 P-47D 487 HO-M Moran Lt. Glennon T "Bubbles"
42-74644 P-47D 486 PZ-Q Marshall Lt. Alfred L Sweet Chariot
42-74720 P-47D 487 HO-T McMahan Capt. Ernest B Honey Baby
42-75057 P-47D 328 PE-O Bennette Lt. Charles J Taxi accident Bungay 15 Feb 44 - Lt. Edmund Zellner
42-75072 P-47D 487 HO-A Allison Lt. Fred M Jr. Opal Lee (L) Betty Jayne (R)
42-75076 P-47D 486 PZ-B Higgins Capt. Donald H "Spirit of Roosevelt Junior-High School"
42-75138 P-47D 486 PZ-F Fahrenwald Lt. Theodore P "Ted"
42-75157 P-47D 486 PZ- Lost in MAC 8 Mar 44 - Capt. Henry J Miklajcyk
42-75183 P-47D 486 PZ-H Heller Capt. Edwin L Happy
42-75223 P-47D 487 HO-
42-75399 P-47D 486 PZ-P Cutler Capt. Frank A Crash landed Bodney 1 Mar 44 - Capt. Russell J Leibfarth
42-75399 P-47D 486 PZ-P Williams Lt. Kenneth S Izzy
42-75405 P-47D 487 HO- Lost 3 Feb 44 - F/O Joseph L Sweeney KIA 2123
42-75513 P-47D 487 HO-K Kessler Lt. John P Involved in MAC 8 Mar 44 - Lt.Col. John C Edwards
42-75532 P-47D HQ HO- Lost 29 Jan 44 - Lt. Joel W McPherson Evaded 2124
42-75860 P-47D 487 HO-Z Luksic Lt. Carl J Lucky Boy
42-75863 P-47D 487 HO-Y Bennett Maj. John R Pistol Packin Mama To 353 F/G
42-76088 P-47D 487 HO-E Ellison Capt. Charles E
42-76320 P-47D 328 PE-M McCarthy Lt. Lawrence E "Larry" Patty To 353rd FG
42-7854 P-47D 487 HO-D Donahue Capt. Duncan R Gusillier II 42-8754 per B.B. of Bodney (not P-47 serial)
42-7944 P-47D 328 PE-Y w/w Used as hack/trainer
42-7993 P-47D 486 PZ-X Gerst Lt. Joseph L Bromo Baby Artwork - Grumpy from Snow White