Category Archives: Reference

World War II Tactical Fighter-Bomber Terms and Abbreviations

In reading P-47 pilot’s memoirs I come across plenty of jargon, slang, and abbreviations; most of which I remember.  There are some terms I’m still looking for definitions, and I suspect I’ll be adding to the list the more I … Continue reading

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Nose Art

Here’s an interesting site.  I was looking at different P-47 pictures, when I came across a site of the Bug, which I built a long time ago.  This site contains information on planes with nose art.  None of my other … Continue reading

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315 Fighter Squadron

I’m looking for any and all information on the U.S. Army Air Force 315 Fighter Squadron.  A brief history is here.  In working on my P-40, I went to research the fighter squadron and found that there is not a … Continue reading

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A Destination for Primary Documents

Before Christmas, I received an early Christmas gift from an unlikely source.  I’ve been trying to research the 315th Squadron’s history using primary sources.  Unfortunately, I haven’t found a website dedicated to the 315th.  When you google the 315th, there … Continue reading

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Hellcat links

A great video (though it has some Corsairs in it) Commemorative Air Force page ACE Pilots

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General aircraft references

Zeno’s Control Tower – World War II Aviation Links – a great resource, with links to many sites. Cybermodeler Online’s Aircraft References – links for (seemingly) EVERY plane type. Squadron and Group codes – a table of squadron and … Continue reading

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B-17 Reference Links

A listing of B-17 reference links: (This list will be updated) 94th Wing 351st Bomb Group 91st Bomb Group  

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