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
44-15394 P-51D 369 IV-D Burtner Capt. Rene L Jr. Lost 23 Feb 45 - Lt. Lawrence F Meyer KIA 12630
44-15489 P-51D 368 CV-P Marson Lt. Alfred D Annie
44-15514 P-51D 369 IV-O Guggemos Lt. Robert J The Cork
44-15521 P-51D 370 CS-V Lemmens Maj. Andrew T Screamin' Demon Lost 9 July 45 - Lt. George Turinsky bailed out over UK
44-15543 P-51D 370 CS-X McCoskey Lt. Jack E Lydia May Lost in this a/c 14 Jan 45 - POW 11874
44-15555 P-51D 368 CV-J Lost 18 Dec 44 - Lt. David B Archibald POW 11302
44-15588 P-51D 369 IV-R Klaver Lt. Ralph R Born to Lose
44-15618 P-51D 368 CV-R Fladmark Capt. Oscar R Maurene Lost 15 Feb 45 - Lt. Anthony D Maiorano bailed safely.
44-15618 P-51D 368 CV-H Recoded to CV-R
44-15711 P-51D 368 CV-J Collins Capt. John "Rip" F Jr. Little Rip Force-landed this a/c 21 Mar 45 at A-92 St. Trond
44-15717 P-51D 368 CV-Q Cranfill Lt.Col. Niven K
44-15717 P-51D 368 CV-Q Parsons Lt.Col. James W Wild Will a/c from Cranfill. See 44-14127 IV-E for name explanation.
44-15723 P-51D 369 IV-V Holloman Capt. Ivan B Traveler II
44-15739 P-51D 369 IV-J Force-landed 28 Feb 45 @ ALG. A-92 Belgium - Lt. Rene L Burtner
44-15741 P-51D 369 IV-Y Magee Capt. Raymond E
44-63197 P-51D 368 CV-Y Recoded to CV-H
44-63197 P-51D 368 CV-H To 353rd FG
44-63689 P-51D 368 CV-K Marron Lt. John T Fritzie VI (L) Pop (My Boy) II (R) Fritzie = cc's girlfriend. Pop was his flying instructor.
44-63721 P-51D 368 CV-W Homeyer Capt. Albert G Jr Peter E Jr
44-63740 P-51D 368 CV-A McCormack Lt. James W Little Audrey Named for his New York girlfriend. Lost in this a/c 10 March 45 - KIA 13405
44-63776 P-51D 368 CV-Y Long Lt. George W Jr Kitten
44-63817 P-51D 369 IV-Q Thomson Maj. Robert C Pard To Sweden post-war as 26153
44-63878 P-51D 369 IV-H Kelly Lt. John J II Miss Manooki
44-64143 P-51D 368 CV-L
44-64144 P-51D 369 IV-N To Switzerland post-war as J-2055
44-72038 P-51D 370 CS-X Ground looped 5 June 45 - Maj. Andrew T Lemmens
44-72143 P-51D 368 CV-L
44-72154 P-51D 369 IV-N Cox Maj. Ralph L "Slick" To France post-war as R7-L
44-72166 P-51D 369 IV-T Millis Lt. Tracy E Stevie Named for his wife Elizabeth
44-72179 P-51D 370 CS-B Surowiec Capt. Eugene L Pudgy
44-72207 P-51D HQ IV- Wilson Lt.Col. James V Lost in this a/c 11 March 45 - POW 13392
44-72208 P-51D 370 CS-C Delectable To Sweden post-war as 26114
44-72223 P-51D 368 CV-O To Sweden post-war as 26032
44-72260 P-51D 368 CV-E Herb Lt. John W Mary Lou Lost in this a/c 13 April 45 - KIA 13905
44-72281 P-51D 368 CV-Z Way Capt. James L Jr. Happy 2 To Italy post-war as MM4246
44-72294 P-51D 370 CS-C
44-72309 P-51D 368 CV- Lost 30 March 45 - ditched in channel
44-72330 P-51D 369 IV-N To Sweden post-war as 26119
44-72331 P-51D 368 CV-C Hunter Capt. John B Addie II To Sweden post-war as 26085
44-72344 P-51D 369 IV-M Hopkins Capt. Robert W Saucy Sal To Italy post-war as MM4251
44-72350 P-51D 369 IV-M To Switzerland post war as J-2003
44-72353 P-51D 370 CS-P To 364 FG 383 FS
44-72366 P-51D 369 IV-D Burtner Capt. Rene L Jr. Hubert To Sweden post-war as 26107
44-72380 P-51D 369 IV-K Thomson Maj. Robert C To Sweden post-war as 26105
44-72406 P-51D 368 CV-G Hanzalik Lt. Frank Irene To Sweden post-war as 26094
44-72425 P-51D 369 IV-J McCormack Lt. Robert E Gloria Mac To Sweden post-war as 26133
44-72503 P-51D 369 IV-F Gravel Gertie Named from character in Dick Tracy comic strip. Lost 3 April 45 - Lt. Charles E Stublefield KIA 13968
44-72603 P-51D 369 IV-
44-72746 P-51D HQ CV-U Baccus Lt.Col. Donald A "Don"
44-72823 P-51D 370 CS-A McKee Lt.Col. Daniel D Rayner Shine To Switzerland post-war as J-2005