359th Fighter Group

Station

East Wretham (USAAF Station No. 133) 19 October 1943 to 2 November 1945

Station Callsigns

Woodbrook

Group Callsigns

Wallpaint to 22 April ’44 then:
Chairman (A Group)
Cavetop (B Group)
Ragtime (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)

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368th Fighter Squadron

Code:
CV
Callsign:
  • Beesnet to 2 January '44 then
  • Jackson to 2 April '44 then
  • Jigger (A Group)
  • Handy (B Group)

369th Fighter Squadron

Code:
IV
Callsign:
  • Tiretread to 22 April '44 then:
  • Tinplate (A Group)
  • Earnest (B Group)

370th Fighter Squadron

Code:
CS (CR to mid-March 1944)
Callsign:
  • Wheeler to 22 April '44 then:
  • Redcross (A Group)
  • Rollo (B Group)

Total Records: 583

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
44-13602 P-51D 368 CV-G Lane Capt. Thomas S Lost in this a/c 13 July 44 - bailed out over channel & drowned.
44-13604 P-51D 370 CS-U Hipsher Capt. Charles W a/c to Tuchsherer
44-13604 P-51D 370 CS-H Ramser Capt.Galen E Zombie II a/c from Tuchsherer
44-13604 P-51D 370 CS-U Tuchscherer Lt. Daniel R Lovin' Lulu III a/c to Ramser
44-13604 P-51D 368 CV-U Involved in MAC 13 July 45 - Lt. John T Marron
44-13606 P-51D 369 IV-I Crenshaw Capt. Claude J Louisiana Heat Wave Lost 24 Oct 44 - Crash-landed A-89 Le Coulet (Banana) - Capt. Robert W Davison
44-13610 P-51D 369 IV-V Collins Capt. William F Lost 22 Feb 45 - Lt. Russell E Masters KIA 12652
44-13633 P-51D 370 CS-R McAlister Lt. John W Jr. Satan's Lady / Diane Lost 28 Sept 44 - Lt. Howard E Steussy POW 9265
44-13633 P-51D 370 CS-R Ambrose Lt. Vincent W Baltimore Babe Reassigned to McAlister
44-13645 P-51D 370 CS-M Welch Lt. Edward L Texas Queen
44-13669 P-51D 368 CV-I Bach Capt. Glenn C Jr. Pegelin (L&R) a/c to Bartlett
44-13669 P-51D 368 CV-I Bartlett Lt. Clifford L Lost in this a/c 5 Oct 44 - KIA 9266
44-13688 P-51D 369 IV- To 352 F/G
44-13689 P-51D 369 IV-H Taylor Capt. Lester G Jean's Warrior Lolst 11 September 1944 Capt. Ivan B Holloman evaded 8648
44-13692 P-51D 369 IV-C Crash-landed East Wretham 24 July 44 - Lt. Edward J Thorne
44-13721 P-51D 368 CV-W Lost in take -off crash 27 Aug 44 @ East Wretham Lt. David B Archibald uninjured
44-13740 P-51D 368 CV-A McCormack Lt. James W Little Audrey
44-13762 P-51D 368 CV-D Fogg Capt. Howard L Moose Nose a/c to Gordon
44-13762 P-51D 368 CV-D Gordon Lt. John T Cookie Lost 23 July 45 - F/O John H Klug Jr KITA at East Wretham
44-13786 P-51D 368 CV-B Flack Lt. Jack O Adabelle Lost 31 Dec 44 - Lt. Donald L Murphy KIA 11459
44-13789 P-51D 369 IV-F
44-13893 P-51D 370 CS-E Smith Capt. Thomas P Caroline
44-13898 P-51D 368 CV-A King Maj. Benjamin H "Ben" Matilda III
44-13914 P-51D 369 IV-I Recoded to IV-Y
44-13914 P-51D 369 IV-Y Magee Capt. Raymond E Landing accident in this a/c East Wretham 1 Jan 45
44-13939 P-51D 370 CS-W Lost 4 Aug 44 - Capt. Raymond B Lancaster Jr. Interned 7434
44-13943 P-51D 368 CV-Q Crash-landed East Wretham 12 Sept. 44 Lt. David B Archibald
44-13966 P-51D 370 CS-K Murphy Lt.Col. John B a/c to York
44-13966 P-51D 370 CS-K York Capt. Robert M "Rudy" Crash-landed 9 Oct 44 @ East Wretham - Lt. Benjamin D Schwartz Jr.
44-13966 P-51D 370 CS-M Re-coded to CS-K
44-13994 P-51D 370 CS-B To 20 FG 55 FS
44-13996 P-51D 370 CS-K Shouse Lt. Russell E Little Butch To 352 F/G
44-14038 P-51D 370 CS-G Ambrose Capt. Vincent W Baltimore Babe a/c to McAlister
44-14038 P-51D 370 CS-G McAlister Lt. John W Jr. Satan's Lady
44-14039 P-51D 370 CS-G To 353 FG
44-14062 P-51D 368 CV-C Barth Lt. Merle B Lost in this a/c 20 Nov 44 - KIA 10474
44-14062 P-51D 368 CV-Q Recoded to CV-C
44-14065 P-51D 370 CS-Q To 339 FG 503 FS
44-14071 P-51D 370 CS-W Jones Lt. Cyril W Jr. "Cy, Jonesie" Dora Dee Lost in this a/c 12 Sept 44 - KIA 8647
44-14076 P-51D 370 CS-V Connelly Lt. Richard D De-De II To 364 FG 384 FS
44-14081 P-51D 368 CV-E Keesey Capt. John S Tootsie Lost 12 Sept 44 - Lt. James H Haas POW 8646
44-14096 P-51D 370 CS-V Connelly Lt. Richard D De De III Lost in this a/c 27 Nov 44 - KIA 10475
44-14096 P-51D 370 CS-X Recoded to CS-V
44-14100 P-51D 368 CV- Lost 25 Sept 44 - Lt. John F Lauesen KIA 9241
44-14108 P-51D 369 IV-D Lost 11 Sept 44 - Lt. James F Hutton KIA 8645
44-14117 P-51D 369 IV-M Mejaski Capt. Joseph W Stinky (+artwork of skunk) Crash-landed 7 Feb 45 East Wretham - Capt. Robert W Hopkins
44-14122 P-51D 369 IV-G Gaines Capt. Robert S Jr. Delectable Diane
44-14122 P-51D 370 CS-W Crash-landed 28 Aug 44 @ East Wretham - Capt. Frank O Lux
44-14127 P-51D 369 IV-E McIntosh Lt. Robert W Dilbert (L) Li'l Marge (R)
44-14127 P-51D 369 IV-E Parsons Lt.Col. James W Wild Will Named for his 1st squ. Commander Maj. Wilbur G Miller 42 FS 54 FG. KIA in the Aleutians campaign. a/c to McIntosh & recoded to IV-E