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41-6374

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

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  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. It flew all three of the USAAF's principal fighters. On D-Day every available Thunderbolt provided air cover to the Allied...

People

  • Everett Powell

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 78th Fighter Group
    Crashed NNE of Antwerp, Belgium due to a runaway prop on a bomber support mission to Duren, Germany on 4 March 1944 in P-47C #41-6374. MACR 2973. Landed in parachute near Antwerp and was helped by Belgian patriots who fed, clothed, sheltered, guided...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 4495 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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