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Lt. James J. Ferris III of the 368th Fighter Squadron, 359th Fighter Group.



  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter 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

    Distinguished Unit Citation: Germany, 11 September 1944.


  • James Ferris

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Lt. James J. Ferris III flew 56 combat missions with the 368th Fighter Squadron, 359th Fighter Group, from 21 November 1944 through 19 June 1945 when he was killed in a training accident. ...


Date Contributor Update
13 August 2019 11:18:58 Emily Changes to caption and place associations

Transferred biographical information about Ferris to his person record and removed association to East Wretham as it's not depicted in the image.

Date Contributor Update
19 June 2019 23:38:17 Janet Fogg Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

Photo courtesy Don Page.
Archived by Char Baldridge, Historian, 359th Fighter Group Association.
Posted by Janet Fogg, 359th Fighter Group Association.