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P-51 Mustang

one of the plane of the famous photograph serie "The Bottisham Four" - 26/27 july 1944

Service

Units

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • Headquarters (361st Fighter Group)

People

  • Leo Bazman

    Military | Corporal | Machinist

  • Thomas Christian

    Military | Colonel | Pilot / Commanding Officer 361st Fighter Group | 361st Fighter Group
    Thomas Jonathan Jackson Christian, Jr ...

Places

  • Bottisham

    Military site : airfield
    The P-47 Thunderbolts of the 361st Fighter Group damaged the surfaces of the airfield so much in the first months of flying from Bottisham that American engineers were called in to lay a new runway. In January 1944 they constructed a 1,470-yard-long...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Boisleux-au-Mont, France 12 August 1944 – 12 August 1944

Crashed on 12 august 1944 after a dive bombing on Arras Marshalling yards in Boisleux-au-Mont (France)

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 May 2018 11:21:52 LWiart Changes to nicknames
Sources

LW

Date Contributor Update
26 October 2015 12:30:41 LWiart Changes to media associations
Sources

LWiart

Date Contributor Update
04 October 2014 07:00:04 LWiart Changes to nicknames, markings, description, events and place associations
Sources

LWiart

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7784 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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