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
42-75260 P-47D 376 E9-A
42-75280 P-47D HQ -
42-75333 P-47D 376 E9-K Kruzel Lt.Col. Joseph J Vi (artwork of diving woman in bathing costume) Named after wife
42-75396 P-47D 375 E2-K
42-75401 P-47D 374 B7-
42-75401 P-47D 376 E9- Lost 24 Feb 44 - Lt. Dennis B Weaver KIA 2681
42-75404 P-47D 375 E2-A Merritt Maj. George L Jr. Dr. I. P. Daily
42-75415 P-47D 375 E2-U Landing accident Bottisham 23 Jan 44 - Lt. Abe P Rosenberger
42-75417 P-47D 374 B7- Lost 29 Jan 44 - Lt. Charles B Screws Evaded 2134
42-75424 P-47D 375 E2- Lost 8 April 44 - Lt. Albert C Duncan KIA 3630
42-75438 P-47D 375 E2-P From 356 FG
42-75441 P-47D 374 B7-G Lacy Capt. Roy P Jr.
42-75441 P-47D 374 B7-B Moore Lt. Wayne L Fascinating Fanny
42-75447 P-47D 375 E2-Q Lost 27 April 44 - Capt. Charles H Feller KIA 4410
42-75449 P-47D 376 E9-O Wilkerson Capt. Sam C Jr. Shopworn Angel
42-75452 P-47D 374 B7-R Richards Lt. Vernon R Tika
42-75453 P-47D 375 E2-B
42-75454 P-47D 375 E2-X
42-75478 P-47D 376 E9-Z
42-75494 P-47D 375 E2-C Christian Col. Thomas J J Jr. Lou (artwork of crawling baby on nose) Named after baby daughter
42-75512 P-47D 374 B7-W Webb Lt.Col. Roy A Jr. Sweet Thing II
42-75521 P-47D 374 B7- Lost 22 April 44 - Lt. James M Norman Jr. KIA 4333
42-75522 P-47D 374 B7-E Eckfeldt Lt. Robert T Bald Eagle To 356th FG
42-75523 P-47D 374 B7- Battle damage 30th January 1944.
42-75524 P-47D 374 B7-
42-75528 P-47D -B
42-75543 P-47D 375 E2- Battle damage 8th March 1944.
42-75549 P-47D 376 E9-G Williams Lt. Morris C Devil May Care To 356 F/G
42-75552 P-47D 374 B7- To 353rd FG
42-75555 P-47D 375 E2-Y Lost 8 May 44 - Lt. William A Rautenbush KIA 4539
42-75556 P-47D 375 E2-H Crash-landed Bottisham 19 Jan 44 - Lt. Stanley D Rames
42-75558 P-47D 375 E2-N Snyder Capt. Alton B Jr. Lucky / Snitz Snitz was wife's nickname.
42-75560 P-47D 375 E2-G Cole Capt. Eugene Baby Margene
42-75567 P-47D 374 B7- Lost 30 Jan 44 - Lt. Ethelbert F Amason KIA 2133
42-75572 P-47D 375 E2-L Keppler Maj. Charles N "Chuck" Isabel From 356 FG
42-75585 P-47D 375 E2-Y
42-75814 P-47D 376 E9- Lost 22 Feb 44 Lt. Daniel B Nazzarett KIA 2701
42-76140 P-47D 374 B7-W Webb Lt.Col. Roy A Jr. Sweet Thing
42-76140 P-47D 376 E9-W
42-76528 P-47D 375 E2-I
42-7909 P-47D 376 E9-E Carol
42-8378 P-47D 375 E2-Z Belly-landed Bottisham 25 Mar 44 - Lt. Russell J Sobieski
42-8446 P-47D 375 E2- Take-off accident Bottisham 24 Apr 44 - Lt. Jack S Crandell
42-8482 P-47D - From 356 FG
42-8512 P-47D 375 E2- Hayseed Margaret Lost 22 March 44 - Lt. James A Rogers KIA 3403
42-8604 P-47D 374 B7- Lost 5 Mar 44 - Lt. Glenn T Berge KIA
42-8640 P-47D 375 E2-D Shackleford Capt. William J
42-8661 P-47D 374 B7-V Crash-landed Bottisham 15 mar 44 - Lt. Albert A Bajarunas
43-25286 P-47D 376 E9-K
P-51B 376 E9-G Bocquin Lt. Victor E Germicide