388th Fighter Squadron

Squadron
Captain Zell Smith Jr. of the 365th Fighter Group in the cockpit of his P-51 Mustang. Image via DK Beaumeister, via Zell Smith.

Object Number - FRE 7228 - Captain Zell Smith Jr. of the 365th Fighter Group in the cockpit of his P-47D Thunderbolt. Image via DK Beaumeister, via Zell Smith.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Dover Army Air Base

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18181001
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Aircraft Crew Chief
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-862815
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36156270
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Aircraft Mechanic

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Marnie
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Coffey's Pot
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Ol Jasper
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron Headquarters (365th Fighter Group)
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron

Revisions

Date13 Mar 2015 15:44:09
Contributorrossingtonj
Sources

Type added.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:48
ContributorAAM
Sources

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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