NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

ASTERPERIOUS SPECIAL

B

-

24

D1

-

65

-

CO

42-40493

5

90

319

~

~

00-2

 N/A

Renamed from LITTLE EVE (after transfer from the 380th BG) - 319th Squadron Emblem -

Contributor - Brendan Wood

Info Contributor - Pete Johnston

Written off after a landing accident 24 Apr 44.

Info Contributor - Robert Livingstone

The squadron acquired its distinctive name, ASTERPERIOUS, which translated as "a superior attitude in an inferior environment". The cartoon native character which accompanied the name was drawn by Lieutenant Ken Strong, who had been an artist for the Walt Disney Studios.

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