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361st Fighter Squadron

Squadron

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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

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  • James Adams

    Military | 356th Fighter Group

  • 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).

  • Carl Anderson

    Military | 356th Fighter Group

  • James Andrews

    Military | Corporal | 356th Fighter Group

  • Salfatore Antonucci

    Military | 356th Fighter Group

  • Salvatore Antonucci

    Military | Corporal | 356th Fighter Group

  • Gordon Armitage

    Military | 356th Fighter Group

  • Joseph Arnbroski

    Military | Sergeant | 356th Fighter Group

  • John Arnold

    Military | Corporal | 356th Fighter Group

  • Edwin Aronowitz

    Military | Corporal | 356th Fighter Group

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 November 2015 13:58:07 PEP.1956 Changes to nicknames and aircraft types
Sources

littlefriends.co.uk

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:18:55 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Type added.

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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