Capt Walter Vaugn Cook 62FS, 56FG, 8AF points at the nose art of his P-47C 41-6343.
Capt. Cook scored the first victory for the 56th FG on 12 June 1943 and is seen here with his crew chief pointing out the very newly applied marking.
Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...
Military | Major | Fighter pilot
Assigned to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 6 kills in 66 combat missions. Awards: DFC (3OLC), AM (3OLC), LOM, AF Comendation, WWII Victory, EAME.
Assigned to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF.
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