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360th Fighter Squadron

Squadron

Commanding officers
  • John Vogt

    Military | Major | Pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    MILITARY ASSIGNMENTS: Graduated from US Army Air Corps Flying School, Ellington, Texas, Class 42D in 1942. Assigned to 56th Fighter Group as fighter pilot, 1942. Unit sent to European Theatre of Operations, Dec. 1942. Entered combat in early 1943, as...

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  • 356th Fighter Group

    356th Fighter Group

    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...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Martlesham Heath

Connections

People

  • Charles Adams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 360FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF, 59 missions, flew P-47D 'Frances' Favorite', Named for mother Frances Adams. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory.

  • Stanley Albanowski

    Military | Sergeant | 356th Fighter Group

  • Thomas Alden

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    P-51 44-15149 'Virgy' Crashed at Gilmerdingen due to flak

  • Robert Alexander

    Military | Flight Officer | Fighter Pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 495FTG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 361FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 3rd Gunnery & Tow Target Flight. Transferred to 368FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

  • Norman Allard

    Military | Corporal | Armament | 356th Fighter Group

  • John Allen

    Military | Corporal | 356th Fighter Group

  • Mario Amici

    Military | Corporal | 356th Fighter Group

  • Edwin Anderson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 360FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Chatanooga mission to Wilhemshaven, forced by weather to fly alog below the overcast, A/C hit by flak in oil system. A/C P-47 42-76396 abandoned near Wilhemshaven. Lt Anderson Prisoner of War ...

  • Richard Andrino

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 360FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) area support mission to Bonn in P-51D 44-15307. Chasing a Fw190 at low level in the vicinity of Bonn, Germany when the E/A pulled up and over a small copse of trees, following closely, A/C hit...

  • Arnold Anglin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 356th Fighter Group

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Aircraft

  • 42-22469

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-22535

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-22542

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 360FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bomber escort Reims - Lost in mid air collision with P-47 42-8662 over Soissons, France 30-Dec-43 F/O Everett L Brock KIA MACR 1971.

  • 42-25524

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-25751

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-25861

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-26271

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 360FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) area support mission Shot down strafing marshalling yard 12-Aug-44 pilot 2Lt Herbert P Causer RTD. 12-Aug-44 MACR 7613.

  • 42-26289 'Georgia's Best'

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-26563 Knapp Sack

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-26683

    P-47 Thunderbolt

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Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:17:26 rossingtonj Changes to type
Sources

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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