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Joseph L Gerst Jr.

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 486th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-6865 'Smoky Joe'

    P-51 Mustang
    This aircraft was initially assigned to 486FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Trasnferred to 496FTG, 8AF USAAF. ...

  • 42-7993 'Bromo Baby'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 486FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF.

Events

Event Location Date
Assigned
End Tour of Duty (ETD)
Promoted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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