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James A Wyatt


Jan. -May 13, 1944 (wounded in action), 26 missions, flew P-47


Units served with

  • 356th Fighter Group

    356th Fighter Group

    The 356th Fighter Group flew 413 missions between 15 October 1943 and 7 May 1945 and suffered the highest ratio of losses to enemy aircraft claims of any Eighth Air Force Group. This gave the Group the reputation of being the 'hard luck' outfit. The...

  • 359th Fighter Squadron
  • 52nd Fighter Control Squadron


  • 42-8471 'Squint'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of 1st Lt Robert L Baker. Transferred to 359FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt James A Wyatt. Re-assigned to Lt John H Cline.


Date Contributor Update
08 November 2019 15:15:21 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number and unit associations

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:07 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History