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382nd Fighter Squadron

Squadron

Structure

Part of
  • 363rd Fighter Group

    363rd Fighter Group

    Group
    Equipped with P-51s, the Group entered combat from England in February 1944, flying bomber escort and ground-strafing missions. They took part in the invasion of Normandy, protecting gliders and troop carriers on 6 and 7 June. In September 1944, now...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Staplehurst

Connections

People

  • Lester Aldrich

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group

  • Richard Asbury

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine | 354th Fighter Group
    1st tour Wingman/Element leader 382nd FS 363rd FG Aug. 1943 - Aug. 1944. ...

  • John Brown

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group

  • Edward Cahill

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group

  • Willie Collins

    Military | Flight Officer | Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group

  • Willie Collins

    Military | Flight Officer

  • Joseph Edwards

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group

  • Joseph Edwards

    Military | Lieutenant

  • Wilbur Gee

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group

  • Clifford Hare

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Ground Personnel | 363rd Fighter Group
    Killed in Action

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Aircraft

  • 42-106481

    P-51 Mustang

  • 42-106486 'Virginia'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 382FS, 363FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) penetration escort Frankfurt head-on mid air collision with P-47 42-26016. A/C destroyed pilot 2Lt Anthony E Ladas Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5138.

  • 42-106665

    P-51 Mustang

  • 42-106737

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 382FS, 363FG, 9AF USAAF. Transferred to 355FS, 354FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Lemons-Dreux, France area 8-Aug-44. Lt Garland Page abandoned A/C Evreux-Chartres area. MACR 8499

  • 43-6332

    P-51 Mustang

  • 43-6435

    P-51 Mustang

  • 43-6492

    P-51 Mustang

  • 43-6493

    P-51 Mustang

  • 43-6494

    P-51 Mustang

  • 43-6694

    P-51 Mustang

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Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 October 2017 13:58:17 Al_Skiff Changes to media associations
Sources

Added connection to FRE 2895

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:44:35 rossingtonj Changes to type
Sources

Type added.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 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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