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Capt. Charles V. Cunningham of the 370th Fighter Squadron, 359th Fighter Group with a P-51 Mustang nicknamed "Mary Jane".



  • 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...

  • 370th Fighter Squadron


  • Charles Cunningham

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    From Revere, MA, Capt. Charles V. Cunningham enlisted on 16 January 1941 in Boston. Assigned to the 370th Fighter Squadron in April 1943 Capt. Cunningham flew 94 combat missions over two tours of duty with the 359th Fighter Group before returning home...


  • 42-106704 'Mary Jane'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 370FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 350FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. War Weary to 'Clobber College'.


Date Contributor Update
05 April 2021 10:53:54 Al_Skiff Changes to place associations and aircraft associations

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Date Contributor Update
17 June 2019 13:40:39 Emily Changes to caption

Transferred biography to person record

Date Contributor Update
15 June 2019 15:25:40 Janet Fogg Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

Archived by Char Baldridge, Historian, 359th Fighter Group Association.
Posted by Janet Fogg, 359th Fighter Group Historian.