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Lt's Richard Andrino and Orvil Burwell, 356FG.



  • 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...


  • Richard Andrino

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 360FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) area support mission to Bonn in P-51 44-15307. Chasing a Fw190 at low level in the vicinity of Bonn, Germany when the E/A pulled up and over a small copse of trees, following closely, A/C hit...

  • Orvil Burwell

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot
    August 1944-EOW; /Ray/; P-51D-15-NA PI-D 44-14973 /Lady Doris/ ...


Date Contributor Update
11 March 2021 10:31:11 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations