362nd Fighter Squadron

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media-14744.jpeg UPL 14744 362nd Fighter Squadron (leather patch)

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Object Number - UPL 14744 - 362nd Fighter Squadron (leather patch)

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 362nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-740324
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 362nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-667767
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 362nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-465058
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 362nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14175318
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Crew Chief
Captain Bealand and Sergeant Raffen of the 362nd Fighter Squadron, 357th Fighter Group with a P-51 Mustang, 11 February 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Cpt. Beal, Sgt. Raffen. 11/2/44.'
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 362nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19091038 / O-740344
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Joan Swoose
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 496th Fighter Training Group Base Air Depot 1 362nd Fighter Squadron 555th Fighter Training Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Geronimo
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 362nd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Jersey Bounce
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 362nd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 362nd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 362nd Fighter Squadron

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  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: William L Beigel Collection
  • Object Number: Document 15827
  • Description: Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for Captain Walter N Perry Jr of the 357th Fighter Group researched by historian Bill Beigel...

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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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