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365th Fighter Squadron

Squadron

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  • 358th Fighter Group

    358th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 358th Fighter Group flew seventeen missions with the Eighth Air Force from Leiston air base. At the beginning of February 1944 the Group were transferred to the Ninth Air Force in exchange for the 357th Fighter Group. With the Ninth, the Group went...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based High Halden

Connections

People

  • Norvin Averett

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 368th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 365FS, 358FG, 8AF USAAF. Abandoned P-47D 42-76525 out of fuel over English channel, baled and picked up by ASR, WIA, RTD. Awards: PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Laurence Baptist

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 358th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action

  • John Buckner

    Military | Major General | Fighter pilot / Op's Officer / Commanding Officer | 358th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 366FS, 358FG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 122 x combat missions as wing man, element leader, flight commander, and operations officer. Made commander of 365FS, 358FG, 8AF USAAF. ...

  • John Buston

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 358th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 365FS, 358FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) combat mission to Argentan in P-47D 42-25847. Hit by flak, engine afire, baled out. Evaded capture (EVD) 26-Jul-44. MACR 8576. ...

  • Jack Coulter

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 358th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 365FS, 358FG, 9AF USAAF. Credited 2 x destroyed. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Lewis Easterling

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 358th Fighter Group
    Originally sent to the 8th AAF trans to the 9th after D-Day and went to France ...

  • James Elledge

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • Arnold Farbstein

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 358th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA)

  • William Funderburk

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 358th Fighter Group
    90 + missions, MIA Apr 11 ...

  • Mark Osborn

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 358th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). P-47D #42-8552. A/c lost on return from escort mission to Ludwigshaven. Lt Osborn was recoverd from the sea on 10 Jan 1944. PH

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Aircraft

  • 42-25847

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-26350

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-74748

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-75169

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-8552

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 41-6582

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 365FS 358FG 9AF USAAF.

  • 42-8525

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred 365FS, 358FG, 9AF.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:43:00 rossingtonj Changes to type
Sources

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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