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42-106651

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • 376th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Victor Bocquin

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot / Flight Commander | 361st Fighter Group
    Assigned to 495FTG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 5 x kills, including 3 x Fw190's in a day. Completed Tour Duty (ETD). ...

  • William Willett

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 361st Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed near Mondonbleau hit by flak in P-51 #42106651

Missions

  • 394

    6 June 1944
    D-Day. Start of Operation Overlord.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 6 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2017 18:50:03 Bruce E. Bocquin Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

retrieved from:
www.littlefriends.co.uk

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5522 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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