361st Fighter Group

The Yellow Jackets

Station

Bottisham 30 November 1943 to 26 September 1944
Little Walden 26 September 1944 to 3 November 1945
(Air echelon to St. Dizier / Chievres 25 Dec.’44 to 9 Apr. ’45)

Station Callsigns

Lakepress (Bottisham) Darkfold (Little Walden)

Group Callsigns

Wildcat to 22 April ’44 then:
Cheerful (A Group) – Glowbright at Little Walden
Marble (B Group) – Filly at Little Walden
Maltese (C Group) – Magpie at Little Walden
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)

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374th Fighter Squadron

Code:
B7
Callsign:
  • Hubbard to 22 April '44 then:
  • Noggin (A Group)
  • Ambrose at Little Walden
  • Kingdom (B Group)
  • Ripper at Little Walden

375th Fighter Squadron

Code:
E2
Callsign:
  • Wabash to 22 April '44 then:
  • Cadet (A Group)
  • Decoy at Little Walden
  • Daydream (B Group)
  • Dishcloth at Little Walden

376th Fighter Squadron

Code:
E9 (CR to mid-March 1944)
Callsign:
  • Gaylord to 22 April '44 then:
  • Titus (A Group)
  • Yorkshire at Little Walden
  • Style (B Group)
  • Skyblue at Little Walden

Total Records: 439

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
44-15352 P-51D 376 E9-L Eisenhut Lt. Van C Undertaker
44-15358 P-51D 374 B7-R Rizzio Lt. Ernest L'il Mil Taxi accident A-64 St. Dizier 13 Jan 45 - Capt. Jack C Mittenbuler
44-15365 P-51D 374 B7-G Cearley Capt. John Jr. Queen Jean Named for his wife Jean.
44-15365 P-51D 374 B7-G Young Lt. Robert G Galloping Goose Reassigned from Cearley
44-15366 P-51D 375 E2-L Keppler Maj. Charles N "Chuck" Miss Margie
44-15366 P-51D 375 E2-A
44-15372 P-51D 376 E9-J
44-15526 P-51D 374 B7-P Miss Mudge
44-15544 P-51D 375 E2-H Jumps Lt. Richard M Lassie Come Home Transferred to 55th FG post war.
44-15596 P-51D 375 E2-J Sullivan Capt. James J Betty's Delight
44-15597 P-51D 375 E2-D Dennison Col. Junius W
44-15603 P-51D 376 E9-F Freedman Lt.Col. Roswell
44-15604 P-51D 375 E2-X
44-15606 P-51D 374 B7-M Mitenbuler Lt. Jack C Virginia Ann
44-15657 P-51D 374 B7-W Lost 31 March 45 - F/O. Deane E Jackson KIA 13966
44-15662 P-51D 375 E2-C
44-15663 P-51D 376 E9-S Ford Lt. Delmar A Baby Doll Lost in this a/c 16 April 45 - KIA 13973
44-15663 P-51D 376 E9-S Sullivan Lt. Clarence E Jr. Baby Doll
44-15665 P-51D 374 B7-N Wilkinson Capt. John C Pretty One III
44-15725 P-51D 375 E2-U Euler Lt. Howard A Regina
44-15752 P-51D 376 E9-P Powell Lt. Homer G Gay Crusader
44-63167 P-51D 375 E2-W Street Lt. William H Weeping Willie
44-63173 P-51D 375 E2-L Keppler Maj. Charles N "Chuck" Miss Margie
44-63273 P-51D 374 B7- Taxi accident raydon 8 Aug 45 - Lt. Raymond H Eckert
44-64005 P-51D 376 E9-Z Vanden Heuvel Lt. George R "Van" Mary Mine 44-64004 per Morris
44-64111 P-51D 375 E2-Q Tinkham Lt. Edwin "Tink" Second Love
44-72218 P-51D 375 E2-I Landers Col. John D "Firewall, Big Ass" Big Beautiful Doll
44-72246 P-51D 376 E9-D Dougherty Lt. Paul A Jr.
44-72526 P-51D 375 E2-L Keppler Maj. Charles N "Chuck" Miss Margie
44-72762 P-51D 376 E9-C
44-72802 P-51D 375 E2-V Take-off accident Little Walden 17 Sept 45 Lt. Waldo B Farnum Jr. KIFA
44-72811 P-51D 374 B7-
44-72940 P-51D 376 E9-R Chapman Lt. Harry M Death's Angel
44-73126 P-51D 375 E2-
44-73208 P-51D 374 B7-E
44-11367 P-51K 374 B7-K
44-11369 P-51K 376 E9-H Taxi accident Little Walden 18 Apr 45 - Lt. Albert Basinger
44-11568 P-51K HQ B7-H Hopkins Lt.Col. Wallace E Ferocious Frankie Named for his wife.
44-11568 P-51K 374 B7-H Hopkins Lt.Col. Wallace E Ferocious Frankie