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364th Fighter Squadron

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  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

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    The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...

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Based Leiston

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  • James Ackley

    Military | First Sergeant | 357th Fighter Group

  • Thomas Adams

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 357th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. 4.5 air victories and 1 ground victory credited. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

  • Merle Allen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 357th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited 1 Victory and 2 shared. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC, AM (6 OLC), WWII Victory.

  • Bryant Anderson

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 357th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Completed (End) Tour of Duty (ETD). 2nd tour with 6th Fighter Wing. Awards: WWII Victory. Post War: Remained in USAF serving in Korea and Vietnam, retiring as Colonel.

  • Harold Arrendale

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 357th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. End of War (EOW). Killed in fatal crash of C-47A 42-100829 at Cuneo, Italy. DNB. 30-Oct-45. Passenger on transfer flight from Neubiberg, Germany to Nice, France flew into mountain side killing all 15 onboard. MACR...

  • Allen Baker

    Military | First Lieutenant | 357th Fighter Group
    Assigned 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. EOW.

  • Raymond Bank

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 357th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited 5 x kills. Failed to Return (FTR) ramrod to Ruhland 2-Mar-45 belly landed 10 miles SE Ruhland. POW. MACR 12867. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Walter Baron

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 357th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Rechlin, Germany in P-51B 'Peabody's Pet' 42-106854. Aborted near Rostock with engine running roughly and made for Sweden. Interned in Sweden. 25-Aug-44. MACR 7948. ...

  • Norman Baxter

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 357th Fighter Group
    Joined USAAC. Survivor of Pearl Harbour. Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 13th Troop Carrier Squadron, 403rd Troop Carrier Group, 13AF. Completed Tour of Duty. (ETD). Married Miss Norma Elaine Montague 2-Dec-45 Indianapolis, IN, USA....

  • Laurence Blumer

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 357th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 393FS, 367FG, 9AF USAAF. Credited with 6 kills, Ace in a day with 5 kills in a quarter hour period. Completed Tour Duty (ETD). ...

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:18:33 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 AAM AAM ingest
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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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