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Frank Baffi

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Group
    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

  • 358th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-19730 Pat

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 44-14868 Hurry Home Honey, Mormon Mustang

    P-51 Mustang
    Flown as C5-T by Major Richard A “Pete” Peterson. He nicknamed the aircraft “Hurry Home Honey”. The aircraft was then flown by Lieutenant Roland Wright as C5-ZZ. Wright was from Salt Lake City, Utah and named the aircraft “Mormon Mustang”.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 April 2015 20:41:56 obaffi Changes to nickname, highest rank and aircraft associations
Sources

US Army Discharge - Frank Baffi was my father.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

1996 355TH FG Assoc. Directory / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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