355th Fighter Squadron

Squadron
Personnel of the 355th Fighter Squadron at a briefing before a bomber escort mission, the tail markings of the B-24 Liberators they will escort are exhibited on the map. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'D Lewin in Breifing Room 13/1/45' media-377138.jpg FRE 440 Personnel of the 355th Fighter Group at a briefing before a bomber escort mission, the tail markings of the B-24 Liberators they will escort are exhibited on the map. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'D Lewin in Breifing Room 13/1/45' Roger Freeman Collection

By zooming in to the plaque in the top middle of the frame, it reads 355th Fighter Group.

Object Number - FRE 440 - Personnel of the 355th Fighter Group at a briefing before a bomber escort mission, the tail markings of the B-24 Liberators they will escort are...

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Unit stations

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Lashenden

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 354th Fighter Group 355th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-744674
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 354th Fighter Group 496th Fighter Training Group 355th Fighter Squadron 555th Fighter Training Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15108652 / O-710029
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 354th Fighter Group 355th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-392737
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot/Group Commander
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 355th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-763481
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 354th Fighter Group 355th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

 P-51 Mustangs including (serial number 42-106434) of the 354th Fighter Group line up for take off. Handwritten caption on reverse: '59175 A.C.'
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Atlanta Peach
  • Unit: 354th Fighter Group 361st Fighter Group 355th Fighter Squadron 374th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Poison
  • Unit: 354th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Group 355th Fighter Squadron 369th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 354th Fighter Group 355th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 354th Fighter Group 363rd Fighter Group 355th Fighter Squadron 382nd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 354th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Group 355th Fighter Squadron 368th Fighter Squadron

Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Video
  • Object Number: UPL 19892
  • Description: P-47 Thunderbolt Combat Operations Pilot Training Video

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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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