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Major James B Cheney of the 361st Fighter Group with his P-51 Mustang (E9-A, serial number 42-106944) nicknamed "Mary Jane".



  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter 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...


  • James Cheney

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) patrol to Munster in P-51D 'Scat-Cat' 44-14219. Mech failure, streaming oil prior to engine quitting crashed near Dorsten on 15-Oct-44 Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 9502. ...


  • 42-106944 'Flying Jeanie III' 'Mary Jane'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) area support to Wessel bounced by Me109's and shot down 17-Sep-44. Lt Woodrow W Glover KIA MACR 9011.


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:40 AAM AAM ingest

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