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385th Squadron, 364th Fighter Group pilots pose in front of a P-51D, serial #44-15179, codded 5E-L, "Look Homeward Angel II". From left to right: Capt. Eugene Murphy, Maj. William "Bill" Crombie, Capt. Jasper Hargrove, Capt. Arthur McCormick, Lt. Gerald Fine, and Lt. Stanley Houck.

Connections

Units

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 385th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Gerald Fine

    Military | First Lieutenant

  • Jasper Hargrove

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Wing man, Flight Leader, 56 Combat Missions, 258 Hours Operational Time: Left ZI 17 August, 1944. Returned to ZI 17 Aug. , 1945 Shot down (Ground Fire) 16 April, 1945 ...

  • Stanley Houck

    Military | Second Lieutenant

  • Arthur McCormick

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    68 missions from August 1944 to end of war in Europe DFC/ Air Medal w/ 11 Oak Leaf Cluster/ Croix de Guerre 10 1/2 victories

  • Eugene Murphy

    Military | Second Lieutenant

Locations

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 December 2016 16:26:10 WD-C Mustang Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/gallery.php?Group=364&Style=item&origStyl...

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