356th Fighter Group



 

 

356th
FIGHTER GROUP


(Version provisoire - en construction)
200 victoires

 

 

359 Fighter Squadron
(52.99 vict)

Nom Grade Unité Date Ennemi Avion d'arme TOP Nbr Vict
ALPHONSE LOUIS G 1st Lt 359FTR 08-04-1944 - - European 1
BACCUS DONALD A Lt Colonel 359FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 1
BACCUS DONALD A Major 359FTR 11-29-1943 - - European 1
BACCUS DONALD A Major 359FTR 01-11-1944 - - European 0.5
BRADSHAW ROBERT D JR 1st Lt 359FTR 02-10-1944 - - European 0.33
BROWN ALSTON L 1st Lt 359FTR 02-14-1945 - - European 1
BROWN JACK F Captain 359FTR 04-07-1945 - - European 1
CLAYBORNE MILLARD M 1st Lt 359FTR 06-08-1944 - - European 1
CLAYBORNE MILLARD M 1st Lt 359FTR 08-04-1944 - - European 1
COLLINS ROBERT J 1st Lt 359FTR 04-27-1944 - - European 0.5
COOLEY WARREN C 1st Lt 359FTR 12-26-1944 - - European 2
COOLEY WARREN C 2nd Lt 359FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 2
CORNETT JACK B 1st Lt 359FTR 04-07-1945 - - European 1
COTTER WILLIAM W 1st Lt 359FTR 02-21-1944 - - European 1
COUGHENOUR ROBERT A JR 2nd Lt 359FTR 05-13-1944 - - European 0.5
CRANFILL NIVEN K Major 359FTR 08-16-1944 - - European 1
ENGEL GARDNER W 1st Lt 359FTR 02-10-1944 - - European 0.33
EVANS ROY W Major 359FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 1
FARMER WILLIAM L 1st Lt 359FTR 03-06-1944 - - European 1
FARMER WILLIAM L 1st Lt 359FTR 05-13-1944 - - European 1
FORSYTH FRANK A 1st Lt 359FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 1
FORSYTH FRANK A 2nd Lt 359FTR 04-18-1944 - - European 1
GOHSLER HARRY R 1st Lt 359FTR - - - European 1
GOHSLER HARRY R 1st Lt 359FTR 04-07-1945 - - European 1
HACKNEY CLAUDE J JR Captain 359FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 1
HACKNEY CLAUDE J JR Captain 359FTR 12-26-1944 - - European 1
HALE ALFRED R 1st Lt 359FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 1
HOLTZ RAYMOND K 1st Lt 359FTR 04-27-1944 - - European 1
MEADE JOHN W 2nd Lt 359FTR 12-26-1944 - - European 1
MEHOLIC JAMES J 1st Lt 359FTR 03-06-1944 - - European 1
MEHOLIC JAMES J 1st Lt 359FTR 03-15-1944 - - European 0.5
O'BARR WILLIAM C 1st Lt 359FTR 03-16-1944 - - European 0.5
OGDEN HAROLD A Captain 359FTR 04-27-1944 - - European 0.5
OLIVER LEON 1st Lt 359FTR 04-18-1945 - - European 1
OLIVER LEON 2nd Lt 359FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 1
PEET GEORGE B 1st Lt 359FTR 02-11-1944 - - European 0.5
PEET GEORGE B Captain 359FTR 08-04-1944 - - European 1
RANN RICHARD A Captain 359FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 2
RUBNER CHESTER H JR 1st Lt 359FTR 03-06-1944 - - European 1
RUBNER CHESTER H JR 1st Lt 359FTR 03-29-1944 - - European 1
SMITH JAMES B 2nd Lt 359FTR 11-29-1943 - - European 1
SMITH JAMES B 2nd Lt 359FTR 01-11-1944 - - European 1
TARBUTTON JEAN D Captain 359FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 2
THORNE JAMES H Major 359FTR 02-10-1944 - - European 1
THORNE JAMES H Major 359FTR 03-29-1944 - - European 1
TROGE ELDON F 1st Lt 359FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 1
TUCKER DICK F Captain 359FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 1
TUCKER DICK F Captain 359FTR 11-27-1944 - - European 1
VOSSLER RICHARD G 1st Lt 359FTR 08-18-1944 - - European 1
WADLOW JAMES H JR 2nd Lt 359FTR 01-11-1944 - - European 0.5
WARREN RICHARD B 2nd Lt 359FTR 03-16-1944 - - European 0.5
WEBER HERBERT 1st Lt 359FTR 03-15-1944 - - European 0.5
WEBER HERBERT 1st Lt 359FTR 05-19-1944 - - European 1
WHITE ERNEST J JR Captain 359FTR 11-29-1943 - - European 1
WHITE ERNEST J JR Captain 359FTR 02-10-1944 - - European 0.33
WITHERS RAYMOND R Captain 359FTR 11-27-1944 - - European 1

 

360 Fighter Squadron
(50 vict)

Nom Grade Unité Date Ennemi Avion d'arme TOP Nbr Vict
BARNHART ROBERT E 1st Lt 360FTR 01-14-1945 - - European 1
BARNHART ROBERT E 1st Lt 360FTR 03-14-1945 - - European 1
BORELLI BERNARD 1st Lt 360FTR 03-08-1944 - - European 1
COTA NORMAN D JR Captain 360FTR 05-21-1944 - - European 1
DUNN CARL W F/O 360FTR 02-10-1944 - - European 0.5
ELLINGSON BERTRUM E 1st Lt 360FTR 02-13-1944 - - European 1
ELLINGSON BERTRUM E Captain 360FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 2
FLETCHER WESTWOOD H JR 1st Lt 360FTR 08-04-1944 - - European 2
GARVEY CHARLES J JR 1st Lt 360FTR 02-11-1944 - - European 1
GATLIN WAYNE C 1st Lt 360FTR 04-10-1945 - - European 1
GLEASON ROBERT S 2nd Lt 360FTR 08-04-1944 - - European 1
JOHNSON GERALD W Major 360FTR 01-24-1944 - - European 1
JOHNSON WILLIAM E JR 1st Lt 360FTR 01-24-1944 - - European 1
JOHNSON WILLIAM E JR 1st Lt 360FTR 02-10-1944 - - European 1
KOCZAK ALEXANDER S 1st Lt 360FTR 02-13-1944 - - European 1
KRESS LESTER F 1st Lt 360FTR 01-24-1944 - - European 1
KRESS LESTER F 1st Lt 360FTR 02-10-1944 - - European 0.5
L'HEUREUX ROBERT C 1st Lt 360FTR 01-29-1944 - - European 1
LEATHERS WAYNE E 2nd Lt 360FTR 04-27-1944 - - European 1
LEIDY ROBERT M 2nd Lt 360FTR 05-25-1944 - - European 1
MAXWELL WALLACE G 1st Lt 360FTR 02-13-1944 - - European 1
MAXWELL WALLACE G 1st Lt 360FTR 05-19-1944 - - European 1
MAXWELL WALLACE G 2nd Lt 360FTR 01-24-1944 - - European 1
MCCULLOUGH PHILIP E 1st Lt 360FTR 02-11-1944 - - European 1
MERCER DURWARD B 2nd Lt 360FTR 04-27-1944 - - European 1
NIEMI ALBERT V 1st Lt 360FTR 01-24-1944 - - European 1
PARKER HUNTER D 1st Lt 360FTR 02-13-1944 - - European 1
PERRYMAN ALLEN A 2nd Lt 360FTR 05-19-1944 - - European 1
PLEASANT EDWARD W Captain 360FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 1
RUSSELL FRANCIS M 2nd Lt 360FTR 05-19-1944 - - European 1
STRATFORD JOHN B JR Captain 360FTR 01-24-1944 - - European 1
TEEL THOMAS D 2nd Lt 360FTR 08-04-1944 - - European 1
TUCKER JOHN P F/O 360FTR 09-17-1944 - - European 1
URBAN THEODORE J 1st Lt 360FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 1
URBAN THEODORE J 1st Lt 360FTR 01-14-1945 - - European 1
VITALI CHESTER A 1st Lt 360FTR 05-19-1944 - - European 1
VITALI CHESTER A 2nd Lt 360FTR 01-24-1944 - - European 3
VOGT JOHN W JR Captain 360FTR 05-19-1944 - - European 1
VOGT JOHN W JR Major 360FTR 08-04-1944 - - European 2
WILLIAMS JAMES H 2nd Lt 360FTR 08-04-1944 - - European 1
WILLIAMS JOE R Major 360FTR 03-08-1944 - - European 1
WITHERS RAYMOND R 1st Lt 360FTR 11-29-1943 - - European 1
WITHERS RAYMOND R 1st Lt 360FTR 05-13-1944 - - European 1
WITHERS RAYMOND R 1st Lt 360FTR 05-19-1944 - - European 1
YANNELL MICHAEL P Captain 360FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 2

 

361 Fighter Squadron
(98.5 vict)

Nom Grade Unité Date Ennemi Avion d'arme TOP Nbr Vict
ASHBY CLIFFORD T 1st Lt 361FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 1
ASHBY CLIFFORD T 1st Lt 361FTR 01-14-1945 - - European 2.5
BAILEY THOMAS F Captain 361FTR 05-13-1944 - - European 1
BASKIN WALTER M 1st Lt 361FTR 01-14-1945 - - European 1.5
BAYLOR MELVIN W 1st Lt 361FTR 01-14-1945 - - European 1
BAYLOR MELVIN W 1st Lt 361FTR 02-14-1945 - - European 2
BECK CHARLES E 1st Lt 361FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 1
BOWERS JAMES A 1st Lt 361FTR 02-14-1945 - - European 2
BOWERS JAMES A 2nd Lt 361FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 1
BURDEN REX R 2nd Lt 361FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 1
BURDICK CLINTON D 1st Lt 361FTR 02-20-1945 - - European 2.5
BURDICK CLINTON D 2nd Lt 361FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 1
BURDICK CLINTON D 2nd Lt 361FTR 01-14-1945 - - European 2
CAMPBELL RAYMOND H 2nd Lt 361FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 2
CLAYTON DONALD B JR Captain 361FTR 08-12-1944 - - European 0.5
CULP JACK H SR 2nd Lt 361FTR 05-04-1944 - - European 2
DECKER EDMUND L F/O 361FTR 06-08-1944 - - European 1
DEMERIT MERRILL W JR 2nd Lt 361FTR 02-10-1944 - - European 0.5
ENGELHORN HOMER M 2nd Lt 361FTR 05-19-1944 - - European 1
ERICKSON MILTON F 1st Lt 361FTR 01-24-1944 - - European 0.5
FAISON EDWARD L 1st Lt 361FTR 08-04-1944 - - European 1
FREMAUX EDWARD C 1st Lt 361FTR 08-12-1944 - - European 1
GANSBERG RAYMOND H 1st Lt 361FTR 05-19-1944 - - European 1
GANSBERG RAYMOND H 1st Lt 361FTR 06-11-1944 - - European 1
GANSBERG RAYMOND H 2nd Lt 361FTR 01-24-1944 - - European 0.5
GILLETTE RICHARD W 2nd Lt 361FTR 08-12-1944 - - European 0.5
HARGREAVES JACK A 1st Lt 361FTR 08-18-1944 - - European 1
HEWETT SIDNEY H 1st Lt 361FTR 01-21-1944 - - European 0.5
HEWETT SIDNEY H 1st Lt 361FTR 02-13-1944 - - European 1
HEWETT SIDNEY H 1st Lt 361FTR 03-06-1944 - - European 1
HOOKER FREEMAN F 1st Lt 361FTR 01-14-1945 - - European 2
HOPKINS WALLACE E Lt Colonel 361FTR 08-08-1944 - - European 2
HOPKINS WALLACE E Major 361FTR 05-29-1944 - - European 2
HURLEY WILLIAM S JR 1st Lt 361FTR 08-04-1944 - - European 1
HURLEY WILLIAM S JR 2nd Lt 361FTR 06-22-1944 - - European 0.5
JACK JOSEPH V F/O 361FTR 02-10-1944 - - European 1
JARVIS WILLIAM C 2nd Lt 361FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 1
JARVIS WILLIAM C 2nd Lt 361FTR 01-14-1945 - - European 1
JETT SHELBY N 2nd Lt 361FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 0.5
KAHLE DAYNE 2nd Lt 361FTR 06-11-1944 - - European 1
KOVACS ELMER A 1st Lt 361FTR 08-18-1944 - - European 1
KRUZEL JOSEPH J Lt Colonel 361FTR 03-08-1944 - - European 0.5
KRUZEL JOSEPH J Lt Colonel 361FTR 04-29-1944 - - European 1
KRUZEL JOSEPH J Lt Colonel 361FTR 06-13-1944 - - European 1
KRUZEL JOSEPH J Lt Colonel 361FTR 06-25-1944 - - European 1
LEYSER HARRY C III 1st Lt 361FTR 03-06-1944 - - European 0.5
MCDOWELL REGINALD C 1st Lt 361FTR 02-10-1944 - - European 1
METZGER ALLEN M 1st Lt 361FTR 11-29-1943 - - European 1
MONTGOMERY EMERY H Major 361FTR 04-13-1944 - - European 2
MORGAN FRANK A 2nd Lt 361FTR 09-05-1944 - - European 0.5
PERRIN JOHN P 1st Lt 361FTR 02-10-1944 - - European 1
PERRIN JOHN P Captain 361FTR 05-04-1944 - - European 1
PORTER FREDERICK S JR Captain 361FTR 03-06-1944 - - European 1
PRICE JAMES T 1st Lt 361FTR 12-01-1943 - - European 1
RACINE ROLLAND W 1st Lt 361FTR 01-11-1944 - - European 1
SCHEIBLE WILBUR R Captain 361FTR 06-15-1944 - - European 1
SLANKER ELDON L 2nd Lt 361FTR 02-20-1945 - - European 0.5
STRAIT DONALD J 1st Lt 361FTR 02-06-1944 - - European 1
STRAIT DONALD J 1st Lt 361FTR 02-10-1944 - - European 1
STRAIT DONALD J Captain 361FTR 05-19-1944 - - European 1
STRAIT DONALD J Captain 361FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 1.5
STRAIT DONALD J Captain 361FTR 12-05-1944 - - European 2
STRAIT DONALD J Captain 361FTR 12-25-1944 - - European 1
STRAIT DONALD J Major 361FTR 01-14-1945 - - European 1
STRAIT DONALD J Major 361FTR 02-14-1945 - - European 2
STRAIT DONALD J Major 361FTR 02-20-1945 - - European 3
SWIFT BLAYNE A 2nd Lt 361FTR 05-13-1944 - - European 1
THOMPSON EDWARD L 1st Lt 361FTR 07-06-1944 - - European 1
THOMPSON EDWARD L 1st Lt 361FTR 08-18-1944 - - European 1
THWAITES DAVID F 1st Lt 361FTR 05-19-1944 - - European 1
THWAITES DAVID F 1st Lt 361FTR 05-25-1944 - - European 1
THWAITES DAVID F 1st Lt 361FTR 08-04-1944 - - European 1
THWAITES DAVID F 2nd Lt 361FTR 01-21-1944 - - European 0.5
THWAITES DAVID F 2nd Lt 361FTR 02-13-1944 - - European 1
THWAITES DAVID F 2nd Lt 361FTR 05-13-1944 - - European 1
THWAITES DAVID F Captain 361FTR 09-05-1944 - - European 0.5
WALLER WILLIAM III Major 361FTR 03-06-1944 - - European 0.5
WHITMORE HAROLD E 1st Lt 361FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 1
WHITMORE HAROLD E 1st Lt 361FTR 02-21-1945 - - European 1
WIGGINS HOWARD E 1st Lt 361FTR 08-04-1944 - - European 2
WIGGINS HOWARD E 1st Lt 361FTR 11-26-1944 - - European 2
WIGGINS HOWARD E 2nd Lt 361FTR 06-08-1944 - - European 0.5
WOOD JAMES N Captain 361FTR 02-10-1944 - - European 1.5
WOOD JAMES N Captain 361FTR 05-04-1944 - - European 3
YOAKUM GEORGE L 1st Lt 361FTR 06-08-1944 - - European 0.5
YOAKUM GEORGE L 1st Lt 361FTR 06-22-1944 - - European 0.5

 

Air Forced Assigned To :

8th (Aug '43 - end WWII)

Stations Flown From :

Goxhill, England (Aug '43 - Oct '43)
Martlesham, England (Oct '43 - End WWII)

Campaigns Flown in :

Air Offensive, Europe
Normandy
Northern France
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

Awards Won :

Distinguished Unit Citation: Holland 17,18 & 23 Sept '44

Claims against aircraft in Air :

Destroyed 200

Probable 23

Damaged 80

Aces Were :

(Some Aces may have scored other victories while flying for other groups and/or squadrons)

 

HQ
359th FS
360th FS
361st FS
W.R. Scheible (5)
W.C. Cooley (4)
J.W. Vogt (3)
D.J. Strait (13.5)
D.A. Baccus (2.5)
D.A. Baccus (2.5)
G.W. Johnson (1)
D.F. Thwaits (6)
O.H. Coen (0.5)
C.D. Burdick (5.5)
W.R. Scheible (1)

 



Source :

STARS & BARS - Frank Olynyk - Grub Street Editions
http://afhra.maxwell.af.mil/index.asp
http://www.web-birds.com/


 

 


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