332nd Fighter Group

Group
A P-51 Mustang (10) of the 332nd Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Genuine WWII colour photo, Mustang Fossia Italy.' Printed caption with image: 'A/C of negro 33nd FG.'

Object Number - FRE 8701 - A P-51 Mustang (10) of the 332nd Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Genuine WWII colour photo, Mustang Fossia (sp. Foggia) Italy.'...

Commanding Officers

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 332nd Fighter Group 99th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-20146
  • Highest Rank: General
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot/Squadron Commander/Group Commander

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Ramitelli 1944-05-28 - 1945-05-04

Other

Assigned 12th Air Force

Other

Assigned 15th Air Force

Encompassing

  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Fighter
  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Fighter
  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Fighter
  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Fighter

People

Staff Sergeant William Accoo of the 15th Air Force cleans a P-51 Mustang. Printed caption on reverse is damage: 'BIPPA, EA 35888. U.S. Mustang Flyers At Italian Base. Staff Sergeant William Accoo of Salen[sic], New Jersey, crew chief in a Negro group of the 15th U.S. Air Force, washes down the PP-51 Mustang fighter plane of his pilot with soap and water... to give it more speed. Mediterranean... Forces Photo PRO-HQ-44-2384. Serviced... London OWI (Inner... Certified... Passed by SHAEF Censor....' Printed
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 332nd Fighter Group 99th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Crew Chief
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 332nd Fighter Group 302nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-809236
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 332nd Fighter Group 99th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-801161
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 332nd Fighter Group 100th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-824827
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: PILOT
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 332nd Fighter Group 100th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-824828
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot/Squadron Commander

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 332nd Fighter Group 302nd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 332nd Fighter Group
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Hazel II
  • Unit: 52nd Fighter Group 5th Fighter Squadron 332nd Fighter Group 301st Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 332nd Fighter Group 100th Fighter Squadron
An F-6 Mustang of the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group in flight. Handwritten on reverse: 'P-51C, 15th TRS, 10th PRG. "Not For Publication. Tom Ivie.'
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron 332nd Fighter Group 302nd Fighter Squadron

Revisions

Date4 Jun 2021 12:15:29
ContributorEmily
Sources

Removed unit history copied from Wikipedia

Date4 Jun 2021 12:14:56
ContributorEmily
Date3 Nov 2020 10:39:19
ContributorTuskegee332
Sources

332nd FG Insignia

Date3 Nov 2020 10:35:03
ContributorTuskegee332
Sources

Taken from the insignia of the 332nd FG and the 477th BG

Date1 Dec 2016 18:17:25
Contributor466thHistorian

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