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Charles Wilbert Koenig


Flight leader 353rd FS Dec. 1943 - Sept. 1944
6.5 air kills (3.5 ME-109 + 3 FW-190)
P-51D s/n 44-13551 FT+K "Little Horse" renamed "Le Petite Cheval"
Brig. Gen. CA ANG


Units served with

  • 354th Fighter Group

    354th Fighter Group

    The Group moved to England in the autumn of 1943 and was assigned to the Ninth Air Force in December 1943. The Group were the first to fly P-51 Mustangs operationally and in their bomber escort missions pushed to find the long-range limits of the...

  • 353rd Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Lashenden

    Military site : airfield
    Close to but completely separate from RAF Headcorn, Lashenden was built for the RAF during 1942-43 as an Advanced Landing Ground (ALG), initially as a light bomber base and then as a training base for mobile fighter squadrons. Enlarged and improved for...

  • Cricqueville

    Military site : airfield

  • Gael

    Military site : airfield

  • Boxted Airfield Museum

    Other location

  • Orconte

    Military site : airfield


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09 August 2018 21:25:50 fugari Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations, place associations and media associations

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