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Lt. Willis J. Cherry,

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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...

  • 368th Fighter Squadron

    368th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Distinguished Unit Citation: Germany, 11 September 1944.

People

  • Willis Cherry

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 368FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) ramrod Lisieux hit by flak in Vicinity St Marent crashed near Sommery on 8 Aug 44 in P-51B 42-106577 Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 7781. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 December 2019 12:13:49 general ira snapsorter Changes to caption
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Moved biographical details to the person record.

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2019 16:56:46 Emily Changes to place associations
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Removed associations not depicted in image

Date Contributor Update
08 June 2019 14:48:22 Janet Fogg Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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Archived by Char Baldridge, Historian, 359th Fighter Group Association.
Posted by Janet Fogg, 359th Fighter Group Historian.

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