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P-47 Thunderbolt

Assigned to 514FS, 406FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recon mission to Trier, Germany. Having lagged behind formation, once they tangled with enemy fighters he went missing, assumed shot down. Pilot 2Lt Doyle Price Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 11416.

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  • Doyle Price

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 406th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 514FS, 406FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recon mission to Trier, Germany. Having lagged behind formation, once they tangled with enemy fighters he went missing, assumed shot down. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 11416. ...

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  • Ashford

    Military site : airfield
    Built as an Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1942-1943, Ashford was improved and made ready for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. The 406th Fighter Group operated from the airfield in 1944, before the airfield was returned to RAF use and returned to...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA 1944

Built at Republic.

Delivered New York, NY, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Ashford, UK 1944

Assigned to 514FS, 406FG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed Trier, Germany 23 December 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) armed recon mission to Trier, Germany. Having lagged behind formation, once they tangled with enemy fighters he went missing, assumed shot down. Pilot 2Lt Doyle Price Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 11416.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 July 2019 11:07:36 Claiborne Stokes Changes to unit associations
Sources

Corrected "BOMB" to "FIGHTER" Squadron.

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2017 18:52:59 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmdate.asp?thedate=441223&Submit...
https://www.fold3.com/image/46698683

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 11416 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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