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2Lt. Wheless in the cockpit of his P-51 fighter.

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Units

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 383rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Ellis Wheless

    Military | Colonel | P-51 Fighter Pilot
    Ellis flew P-51’s in WWII stationed in England with the 364th Fighter Group in the 383rd Fighter Squadron. He flew 56 missions and escorted heavy bombers over Germany as well as strafed enemy ground targets ahead of invading armies. Because of his love...

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Date Contributor Update
24 May 2021 15:18:29 Hotelie1970 Created entry with collection, caption and unit associations
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/16429763/ellis-joe-wheless

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