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"Moose Nose."
Captain Howard Fogg’s P-51D-5 Mustang CV-D 44-13762.
359th Fighter Group.



  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    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...

  • 368th Fighter Squadron

    368th Fighter Squadron

    Distinguished Unit Citation: Germany, 11 September 1944.

  • 370th Fighter Squadron


  • Howard Fogg

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
    May 1943-May 1944, 76 missions, 271 hours, P-51D 44-13762 'Moose Nose'. ...

  • John Gordon

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
    July 1944-Feb. 1945, April-July 1945, 55 missions, 294 hours, P-51D 44-13762 'Cookie'


  • 44-13762 Moose Nose, Cookie

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 368FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. personal aircraft of Capt Howard Fogg. Re-assigned to Capt John Gordon. Lost 23-Jul-45 - F/O John H Klug Jr KITA at East Wretham.


  • East Wretham

    Military site : airfield
    East Wretham was not improved to Class A standard. It retained its shorter runways, although eventually pierced-steel planking was laid to make take offs and landings easier for the Thunderbolt, and then Mustang, pilots. Steel matting was also laid to...


Date Contributor Update
10 May 2019 14:34:19 Janet Fogg Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Photo courtesy of Ira J. “John” Bisher.
Archived by Char Baldridge, Historian, 359th Fighter Group Association.
Posted by Janet Fogg.