368th Fighter Group in Action
England and Into the War - January 1944 to June 1944
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The 368th Fighter Group boarded the S.S. Argentina (right) in December 1943
arriving in England in January 1944. The group initially operated from Greenham
Common, England.  On 15Mar44 the group moved to Chilbolton, England and
remained there until movement to France in June 1944.
Top:  Greenham Common today.
Right:  Chilbolton today -
        a radio observatory.
Hanger at Chilbolton AB
Left:  Capt. "Red" Goodman (KIA 22Apr44)
Top:  Lt. Alexander LeLoup & crew
Right:  Lt. Richard "Fearless Dick" Kik
Al Benton
LTC Paul P. Douglas & 368th FG Chaplain Father Cleary
Left:  Jim Gamblin prior to a mission.
Top:  All dressed up and ready for a pass into town.
Irv Ostuw next to his "Leaky Joe", note the fresh painted
Invasion Stripes
Rare photos of the 368th FG returing to England after a mission, early
OD Green P-47's without invasion stripes date this photo spring 1944.
Top:  397th FS Hunble, Legrave, & Murphy with
P-47D "HAR-R-D LUCK"
Left:  "Noodles" Nolan    
Right:  Pilots returning from mission heading to debriefing.
Henry Arps preparing for a mission.
395th FS Pilots on the flightline at Chilbolton, England
Capt. Eugene M. Potter climbing aboard for
a mission over France.