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Incorrect information on this photo. Should be 361st FS, 356th FG. A/C is 42-26649, P-47D, QI-B, "Miss Carriage."



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 356th Fighter Group

    356th Fighter Group

    The 356th Fighter Group flew 413 missions between 15 October 1943 and 7 May 1945 and suffered the highest ratio of losses to enemy aircraft claims of any Eighth Air Force Group. This gave the Group the reputation of being the 'hard luck' outfit. The...

  • 361st Fighter Squadron


  • Amos Bomberger

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine
    From Westmoreland County, PA ...



  • Martlesham Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Opened in 1917 as home to the RFC Aeroplane Experimental Unit, Martlesham Heath became well known during the 1920s-30s as home to the Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment. Used as an RAF fighter station from 1939, with only a grass airfield...


Date Contributor Update
01 November 2015 13:35:51 PEP.1956 Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations