Louis Norley

"Red Dog"

Louis Norley

Louis Norley and his P-51 "Red Dog"



Louis Norley's Medals

Airmedal DFC
Airmedal Distinguished Flying Cross
(13 Oak Leaf Clusters)


Assigned Aircraft

AIRCRAFT SERIAL NUMBER CALL LETTERS DATES ASSIGNED DESCRIPTION DISPOSITION
P-47C 41-6183 85 VF-O 334->1/22/43->trfd to 336->3/14/43-2/3/44 "Red Dog", Pluto urinating on map of Germany Crashed on takeoff 12/13/43. Repaired two weeks later. Transferred 2/44
P-51B 43-12416 VF-O 2/28/44 14 plus kill crosses at coincided time, olive drab and gray Unk
43-6802 VF-Y(possibly coded O) 336->3/20/44 Unk MIA while flown by R. Nelson
P-51D 44-15028 WD-O 335->10/25/44 Unk assigned to C. Willruth 1/45
44-15350 VF- Unk Unk MIA 12/11/44 while flown by P. Morgan
44-72196 QP-O 334->Spring/45 1 mirror, horizontal plane ETO bands Unk
44-15347 QP-O Unk Olive drab with natural metal finish on undersides, code letters with red border MIA 4/25/45 while flown by W. Hoelscher


Victories

(includes only those while in the 4th FG)



Date Enemy A/C Air/Ground Place Number
12/16/43 Ju-88 Air unk 0.33
1/14/44 FW-190 Air unk 0.5
2/10/44 Me-109 Air Unk 1
3/27/44 Ju-88 Ground Cazaux A/D, Fr. 1
4/8/44 FW-190 Air Ulzen, Ger. 3
4/13/44 FW-190 Air Schweinfurt, Ger. 1
4/22/44 Me-109 Air s/w of Kassel, Ger. 2
9/17/44 FW-190 Air Bocholt, Ger. 1
11/2/44 Me-163 Air s/e of Leipzig, Ger. 1
3/19/45 Me-109 Air 10 mi s/e of Frankfurt, Ger. 1
4/7/45 FW-190 Air Dannerburg area, Ger. 1
4/16/45 FW-190 Ground Gablingen A/D, Ger. 2
4/16/45 Ju-52 Ground Gablingen A/D, Ger. 1
4/16/45 Unk Ground Gablingen A/D, Ger. 1

TOTAL VICTORIES 4TH FG
Air Ground Total Air Ground Total
11.33 5 16.33 11.33 5 16.33


Career Highlights/Lowlights


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