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42-106469

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    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...

  • 369th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Harry Cuzner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 359th Fighter Group
    Element Leader Lt. Harry F. Cuzner Jr. enlisted in his hometown of Chicago, IL, on 10 August 1942. Assigned to the 369th Fighter Squadron on 29 December 1943, he flew 300 combat hours, completing his combat tour with the 359th Fighter Group on 6...

  • Howard Linderer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 359th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 369FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 105 Hrs combat. P-47D and P-51B 42-106689 both named 'Briney Marlin'. Credited 1 x kill. Failed to Return (FTR) escort Chartres in P-51B 'Briney Marlin' 42-106469 crashed at Palliseaux on 12-Jun-44 Prisoner of...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 12 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5595 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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