56th Fighter Group

Zemke's Wolfpack

Station

Kingscliffe January 12 1943 to 4 April 1943
Horsham St. Faith 5 April 1943 to 7 July 1943
Halesworth 8 July 1943 to 18 April 1944
Boxted 18 April 1944 to 9 September 1945

Station Callsigns

Sturdy (Halesworth)
Dogday (Boxted)

Group Callsigns

Yardstick (A Group) to 22 April ’44 then Fairbank
Ashland (B Group) to 22 April ’44 then Subway
Pantile (C Group from 23 April ’44
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)

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61st Fighter Squad

Code:
HV
Callsign:
  • Shaker to 7 July '43 then:
  • Keyworth (A Group)
  • Halstead (B Group) to 22 April '44 then:
  • Whippet (A Group)
  • Household (B Group)

62nd Fighter Squadron

Code:
LM
Callsign:
  • Harbour to 7 July '43 then:
  • Woodfire (A Group)
  • Groundhog (B Group) to 22 April '44 then:
  • Platform (A Group)
  • Icejug (B Group)

63rd Fighter Squadron

Code:
UN
Callsign:
  • Moisture to 7 July '43 then:
  • Postgate (A Group)
  • Northgrove (B Group) to 22 April '44 then;
  • Daily (A Group)
  • Yorker (B Group)

Total Records: 688

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
44-19925 P-47D 62 LM-L Smith Lt.Col. Leslie C "Les, LC" ? See 44-19745 taken from photo. To 362 F/G & lost 29 April 45
44-19928 P-47D 62 LM-X
44-19929 P-47D 62 LM-F Lost 24 Oct 44 - Lt. George R Choate Jr. KIA 10117
44-19930 P-47D 62 LM- Lost 31 Dec 44 - Lt. Andrew Chasko POW 11170
44-19935 P-47D - Crashed in Belgium 6 Feb 45
44-19937 P-47D 63 UN-B Hart Lt. Cameron M "Cam" Blue Eyes. Artwork - Panther head with nazi fighter in jaws
44-19951 P-47D 63 UN-K
44-19955 P-47D 61 HV-C Clark Capt. William D Jr
44-19958 P-47D 62 LM-D
44-19960 P-47D 62 LM-A McIntosh Capt. Frederick B Macushla II
44-19964 P-47D 62 LM- Lost 14 Jan 45 - Lt. James S Wither KIA 11857
44-20432 P-47D 63 UN-
44-20455 P-47D 63 UN-Y Comstock Col. Harold E "Bunny"
44-20455 P-47D 63 UN-X UN-Y per SB
44-20543 P-47D 63 UN-F
44-20555 P-47D 62 LM-M
44-20555 P-47D 62 LM-I
44-20578 P-47D 62 LM-H Hale Lt. Richard B
44-20594 P-47D 63 UN-F Fahringer Capt. John C Devastating Deb
44-20597 P-47D 63 UN-W
44-20615 P-47D 62 LM-B Butler Lt. George H West o' the Rockies Lost 23 Dec 44 - Lt. Lewis R Brown POW 11307
44-20617 P-47D 62 LM-R
44-20626 P-47D 61 HV-X
44-20711 P-47D 63 UN-W
44-20721 P-47D 62 LM-Q Perry Lt. Alfred O
44-20722 P-47D 63 UN-C
44-21### P-47M 61 HV-T Ellis Lt. Edmund E Blue Eyes
44-21### P-47M 63 UN- Taylor Lt. Carter "Tree" Sal Gal Named for his sister
44-21### P-47M 63 UN-J Bolender Lt. Alfred M Suzie
44-21108 P-47M 61 HV-Z Lanowski Capt. Witold A First Production "M"
44-21109 P-47M 61 HV-K Edwards Lt. Herbert J "Tex" Sue
44-21110 P-47M 63 UN-B
44-21111 P-47M 61 HV-A Bast Capt. Victor E
44-21112 P-47M 63 UN-Z Bostwick Maj. George E Ugly Duckling
44-21114 P-47M 62 LM-P Dade Lt.Col. Lucian A Jr. "Pete"
44-21115 P-47M 61 HV-Q Mauldin Lt. David L Up Stairs With Mauldin Lost in MAC with 44-21159 13 March 45 - Lt. Luther P Hines Jr KIFA
44-21116 P-47M 61 HV-J Kyler Lt. Russel S Lorene
44-21117 P-47M 62 LM-J Jackson Maj. Michael J "Mike" Teddy
44-21118 P-47M 63 UN-S Shupe Lt. Arthur T
44-21119 P-47M 61 HV-L
44-21120 P-47M 63 UN-L
44-21121 P-47M 63 UN-C Campbell Lt. Russell W
44-21122 P-47M 63 UN-
44-21123 P-47M 63 UN-S
44-21125 P-47M 62 LM-S Schilling Lt.Col. David C Lost 11 March 45 - Lt. Frank Aheron KITA
44-21126 P-47M 63 UN-S Stebleton Lt. Samuel F Transferred to 61st FS as HV-L
44-21126 P-47M 61 HV-L Lost 1 April 45 - Lt. John F Frazier killed in mid-air collision with 44-21187.
44-21127 P-47M 61 HV-M Gladych Maj. Boleslaw M "Mike" Pengie V
44-21128 P-47M 62 LM-K
44-21129 P-47M 61 HV-C Carter Maj. James R "Jim"