352nd Fighter Group Gallery

487th flight line

Photographs

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The Pilots

Maj George Preddy Capt Bill Whisner Lt Col J. C. Meyer Capt Meroney with Chief Sgt Giesting
Maj. George Preddy Capt Bill Whisner Lt Col J. C. Meyer Capt Meroney with
Chief Sgt Giesting
       
Lt Donald McKibben and Luman Morey Capt Jack Thornell Capt Edwin Heller Capt Ray Littge and Sgt Mohler
Lt Donald McKibben
and Luman Morey
Capt. Jack Thornell Capt. Edwin Heller Capt Ray Littge
and Sgt Mohler
       
Lt Carl Luksic Lt. Cy Doleac Alden Rigby Lt Col Luther H. Richmond
Lt. Carl Luksic Lt Cy Doleac Alden Rigby Lt Col Luther H. Richmond
       
Lt Donald McKibben Capt Edward Gignac George Preddy, Howard McClatchy, and Pappy Gignac Lt Punchy Powell
Lt Donald McKibben Capt Edward Gignac George Preddy, Howard McClatchy, and Pappy Gignac Lt Bob "Punchy" Powell
       
       
       


In Action

328th Escort Loading Ordanance
328th Escorts the 458th BG Loading Ordanance


Aircraft of the 328th Fighter Squadron (PE)

       
Punchy Powell's West "by Gawd" Virginian Lt Col Bill Halton's Slender Tender and Tall Bobby Dodd's "Its Super Mousse!" Lt. David Zimms' Stinky II
Punchy Powell's West "by Gawd" Virginian Lt Col Bill Halton's
"Slender Tender and Tall"
Bobby Dodd's "Its Super Mouse!" Lt. David Zimms' Stinky II
       
       

Aircraft of the 486th Fighter Squadron (PZ)


Capt Ed Heller's Hell-R-Bust Lt Col Richmond's ...   Lt Chet Harker's Cile III
Capt Ed Heller's "Hell-R-Bust" Lt Col Richmond's ...   Lt Chet Harker's "Cile III"
       
Capt Gignac's Gig's Up! Capt Gignac's Mustang Gig's Up II    
Capt Gignac's Thunderbolt "Gig's Up!" Capt Gignac's Mustang "Gig's Up II"    
       
       
       

Aircraft of the 487th Fighter Squadron (HO)

Lt Col Meyer's Petie 2nd Capt Whisner's Moonbeam McSwine Miss Behave Lt Ralph Hamilton's P-51-B
Lt Col Meyer's "Petie 2nd" Capt Whisner's "Moonbeam McSwine" "Miss Behave" on Berkshire's P-47 Capt Ralph Hamilton's "Frances B" Too!
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       


Many of these photographs are courtesy of Sam Sox.
If you would like to purchase a 5x7 or an 8x10 photograph print of any of his images,
please send an email to Sam at: ssox3@sc.rr.com



Preddy Memorial Foundation

The Preddy Memorial Foundation has two nice prints for sale.

White Flight

A depiction of George Preddy's flight of three Mustangs the day he downed six Me 109s in about five minutes, setting the ETO record.

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Ortega Print

Print by Lonnie Ortega depicting George Preddy, Cripes A'Mighty 3rd and one of the six Me 109s shot down by Preddy on August 6, 1944.

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