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
44-73102 P-51D 370 CS-V Lemmens Maj. Andrew T Screamin' Demon II
44-11355 P-51K 370 CS-D Lost 1 Feb 45 - Lt. Lawrence A Zizka KITA
44-11572 P-51K 369 IV-I Jennings Lt. Warner C Michigan Mauler
44-11572 P-51K 369 IV-A Recoded to IV-I
44-11574 P-51K 370 CS-M Stepp Capt. William F MarilynnBeth (L) Miss Virginia (R) Named after Captain Stepp’s niece Marilynn Beth.
44-11575 P-51K 370 CS-R Take-off accident 1 Feb 45 - Lt. Benjamin D Schwartz
44-11635 P-51K 369 IV-B Pezda Maj. Edwin F "Fox"
44-11636 P-51K 369 IV-A
44-11647 P-51K 368 CV-F Kasper Capt. Billy D Richard III / Freddie Junior Lost 22 Feb 45 - Lt. David P Dunmire KIA 12686
44-11649 P-51K 368 CV-F To 78 FG 82 FS
44-11651 P-51K 368 CV-V Ettlesen Capt. Charles E Lost in this a/c 9 Feb 45 - KIA 12336
44-11657 P-51K 368 CV-F
44-11658 P-51K 369 IV-I Thomson Lt. Bryce H Li'l Audrey Named for his wife
44-11658 P-51K 369 IV-A Re-coded to IV-I
44-11659 P-51K 369 IV-G Parsons Lt. James R Jr. San'tone Sweetheart Lost in this a/c 27 Dec 44 - KIA 11458
44-11662 P-51K 368 CV-A Elliott Lt. Robert H Dee
44-11664 P-51K 369 IV-G Gaines Capt. Robert S Jr. Delectable Diane To 352 FG 328 FS
44-11664 P-51K 369 IV-G Landing accident East Wretham 10 Apr 45 - Lt. Ralph R Klaver
44-11675 P-51K 369 IV-C Re-codeed to IV-B
44-11675 P-51K 369 IV-B To 78 FG 82 FS
44-11685 P-51K 368 CV-V Cooley Lt. John D Jr. Janet (L) Elva May (R) Janet was Cooley's girlfriend. Elva May was c.c S/Sgt.Charles Doersom's girlfriend.
44-11686 P-51K 369 IV-N Shearer Capt. Karl K Lost in this a/c 13 Jan 45 - killed in take off crash
44-11696 P-51K 368 CV-G Hanzalik Lt. Frank Irene Lost 3 March 45 - Lt. Albert A Cowie POW 13406
44-11697 P-51K 368 CV-C Blackburn Lt. George H Jr. Little Ann
44-11758 P-51K 368 CV-T Denman Capt. John A Silky
44-11760 P-51K 370 CS-J
44-11760 P-51K 370 CS-O Recoded to CS-J
44-11761 P-51K 368 CV-
44-11797 P-51K 368 CV-M
44-12067 P-51K 368 CV-R Doersch Maj. George A "Pop" Ole' Goat Crash landed by Doersch due to flak damage 9 April 45.
44-12113 P-51K 368 CV-H
44-12143 P-51K 368 CV-H Boussu Capt. Marvin F From CV-L
44-12143 P-51K 368 CV-L Re-coded to CV-H