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44-33205

P-47 Thunderbolt

Assigned to 397FS, 386FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recon, crashed into a hill while strafing motor transport vehicle near Densberg, Germany. Pilot 1Lt George L Bauer Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 13622.

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  • George Bauer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 397FS, 386FG, 9AF USAAF. 2 x confirmed kills. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recon, crashed into a hill while strafing motor transport vehicle near Densberg, Germany. MACR 13622. Awards: DFC, PH.

Places

  • Chilbolton

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as a grass airfield Relief Landing Ground for RAF Middle Wallop, Chilbolton was used as a fighter and Army Co-operation base during 1940-42. Enlarged and upgraded with a tarmac-surface hard perimeter track, some double blast pens and other...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA 1944

Built at Republic.

Delivered LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Queens, NY 11371, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Chilbolton, Stockbridge SO20, UK 1944

Assigned to 397FS, 386FG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed Densberg, 34632 Jesberg, Germany 28 March 1945

Failed to Return (FTR) armed recon, crashed into a hill while strafing motor transport vehicle near Densberg, Germany. Pilot 1Lt George L Bauer KIA. MACR 13622.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 May 2017 20:03:42 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/42049477/?terms=George%20L%20Bauer

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 13622 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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