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44-19862

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 36th Fighter Group

    36th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group, as the 36th Pursuit Group, were part of the defence force for the Caribbean area and the Panama Canal in 1941, flying P-39s and P-40s out of Puerto Rico. By May 1944 the 36th Fighter Group were flying their first missions out of England...

People

  • Samuel Cole

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 36th Fighter Group
    Samuel Pittman Cole, Jr., or "Pitt" as he was called, was born in Rockwood, Tennessee to Samuel and Winnie (Spencer) Cole on 9 Oct 1921. He enlisted into the Army Air Corps at MacDill Field, Florida as an aviation cadet, in January 1942. Eventually he...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 18 November 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 10579 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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