435th Fighter Squadron

Squadron
A P-51 Mustang (J2-N) of the 435th Fighter Squadron, 479th Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '435th F.S, 479th F.G. Probs: Verne E. Hooker.' media-377321.jpg FRE 557 A P-51 Mustang (J2-N) of the 435th Fighter Squadron, 479th Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '435th F.S, 479th F.G. Probs: Verne E. Hooker.' Roger Freeman Collection

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

Object Number - FRE 557 - A P-51 Mustang (J2-N) of the 435th Fighter Squadron, 479th Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '435th F.S, 479th F.G. Probs: Verne E....

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Wattisham

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 435th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19015084 / O-417939
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 435th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-757961
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 435th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-767771
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 435th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-757963
  • Highest Rank: Major General
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot/Squadron Commander
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 435th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-760180 (or O-90180)
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Fortunes Fool Helen
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 78th Fighter Group 435th Fighter Squadron 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron 82nd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-38 Lightning
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 435th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-38 Lightning
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 435th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-38 Lightning
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 435th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-38 Lightning
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 435th Fighter Squadron

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435th Fighter squadron( P-38 era)
my photo

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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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