359th Fighter Squadron

Squadron

Object Number - UPL 7591 - P-47D-5-RE 42-8492 of 359th Fighter Squadron, 356th Fighter Group coded OC-A and named "The Falcon" of Lt. William W "Wally" Cotter.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Martlesham Heath

Encompassing

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 356th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Assistant Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 356th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 356th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 356th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Squadron Commander
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 356th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Sergeant

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Eager Eagle
  • Unit: 356th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Stinker
  • Unit: 356th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Squadron 369th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 356th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 356th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Little Fifi
  • Unit: 356th Fighter Group 359th Fighter Squadron

Revisions

Date13 Mar 2015 16:17:33
Contributorrossingtonj
Sources

Type added.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:48
ContributorAAM
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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