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Group of 368th Fighter Squadron pilots dated Spring 1944. From L – R Capt. Wilbur H. Lewis, Capt. Howard L. Fogg Jr., Capt. John B. Hunter, Lt. Joseph M. Ashenmacher, and Lt. Paul E. Olson.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...

  • 368th Fighter Squadron

    368th Fighter Squadron

    Distinguished Unit Citation: Germany, 11 September 1944.


  • Joseph Ashenmacher

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 368FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Completed (End) Tour Duty (ETD).

  • Howard Fogg

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
    May 1943-May 1944, 76 missions, 271 hours, P-51D 44-13762 'Moose Nose'. ...

  • John Hunter

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    April 1943-April 1945, P-51B 43-7155, P-51D 44-14566Crashed on landing after local test flight due to loss of oil pressure on 31 Mar 1944 in P-47D #42-75113 'Daisey Mae'. RTD.

  • Wilbur Lewis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    May-Dec. 1944, 67 missions, 270 hours, P-51B 'The Beachcomber'

  • Paul Olson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Aachen on 18 Dec 44 in P-51 #4414131, also P-51B 42-106917 'Mari-Helen' and P-51D 44-14444 'Supermouse', June-Dec. 18, 1944


  • 44-13602 'Green Hornet II'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 368FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt Howard L Fogg. Re-assigned to Lt Thomas S Lane. A/C abandoned over English Channel, Lt Lane bailed out over and drowned. 13-Jul-44. KIA.


Date Contributor Update
12 April 2019 15:41:39 solson Changes to caption

Paul E. Olson, Jr. 12-04-2019

Date Contributor Update
28 July 2016 20:25:21 Al_Skiff Changes to aircraft associations

Date Contributor Update
28 July 2016 14:41:20 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations