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395th Fighter Squadron

Squadron

Structure

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  • 368th Fighter Group

    368th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 368th Fighter Group flew P-47s in combat from England from March 1944. In the days after D-Day the Group supported Allied ground troops fighting in the Cherbourg penisula and then around St. Lo. The Group received a DUC for flying seven missions in...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Chilbolton

Connections

People

  • Clarence Allen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 368th Fighter Group
    Clarence E Allen was declared missing in action on 12 October 1944, aged 23. Allen was taking part in a dive-bombing mission over Aachen, when his squadron engaged enemy fighters over Dusseldorf. All aircraft except Allen's returned to base, and...

  • Robert Andrus

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | fighter pilot | 368th Fighter Group

  • James Goodwin

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 368th Fighter Group

  • Thomas Montag

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 368th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action on 14th August 1944, 5 miles East of Domfront, France/Foret d'Andaine.

  • Bryce Ralston

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 368th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 395FS, 368FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) 23-Dec-44 mission in P-47D 44-19916. Section bounced, shot down in ensuing melee. Killed in Action (KIA) 23-Dec-44. Kruft, Germany. MACR 11489. Awards: DFC, AM (5 OLC), PH.

  • Norman Schulte

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot 1055-single engine | 368th Fighter Group
    Flight leader 395th FS 368th FG KIA downed by FW-190 on Oct. 13, 1944 near Aachen, Germany MACR #9533

Aircraft

  • 42-26387 Miss Behave

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-76575

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 44-19916

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 395FS, 368FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) 23-Dec-44 mission in P-47D 44-19916. Section bounced, shot down in ensuing melee. Pilot Bryce A Ralston KIA 23-Dec-44. Kruft, Germany. MACR 11489.

  • 44-20066

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-76323

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 397FS, 368FG, 9AF USAAF. Transferred to 395FS, 368FG, 9AF.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:46:59 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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