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42-25861

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 356th Fighter Group

    356th Fighter Group

    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...

  • 360th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Anthony Cavallo

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter pilot | 495th Fighter Training Group
    Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited 2 x kills. Transferred to 495FTG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME, UN and Korean Medal.

  • Harry Rideout

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 9 September 1944 in AC #4225861. Lt. Rideout was strafing a train with his squadron when they were attacked by F. W. 190's. He was hit and started home with two F. W. 190's chasing him. Last contacted when he said they were...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 9 September 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 8657 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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