The three fighter squadrons of the 359th Fighter Group, based
at Station F-133 northeast of London, flew 346 missions over
continental Europe between 13 December 1943 and 25 April 1945.
Flying in broad daylight over enemy-held territory, their
green-nosed Thunderbolts and Mustangs not only protected the
bombers but often embraced an even more dangerous tactical role
engaging targets on the ground. In the deadly dance... more...