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Flying Officers, 370th Fighter Squadron, 359th Fighter Group.

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  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

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    The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...

  • 370th Fighter Squadron

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  • William Buchanan

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 555FTS, 496FTG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 370FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. 74 x combat missions, 270 combat hours. Credited 1 x kill, 1 x damaged. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Will Burgsteiner

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 370FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. 75 x combat missions in ETO. Credited 4 x destroyed [Ground], 1 x probable [Air]. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (OLC), SS, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Vernor Caid

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 555FTS 495FTG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 370FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. 70 missions, 270 hours. 2 x destroyed, 1 x damaged. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (1 x Battle star).

  • Charles Hipsher

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    On 3 Feb 1944 on return from bomber escort mission , P-47D #42-74640 was low on fuel and had to land at RAF Oulton, Norfolk under construction and upon touchdown the landing gear hit a pile of dirt. RTD.

  • Emory Johnson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Aug. 1944-Feb. 1945, 270 hours, P-51B 42-106921, P-51D 44-14773

  • Cyril Jones

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot 1055 single engine
    Killed in Action (KIA) on his 16th mission while straffing near Coburg, Germany in P-51D s/n 44-14071 CS+W "Dora De" MACR #8647

  • John Lamont

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Aug. 1944-April 1945

  • Milton Merry

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
    July 1944-April 1945, 320 hours

  • Warren Newberg

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    April-Nov. 1944

  • James O'Shea

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    April 1943-Dec. 1944

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Date Contributor Update
20 January 2019 20:59:53 Pat Murphy Created entry with collection and caption
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