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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 366th Fighter Group

    366th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved in England over the New Year of 1944, setting up home first at Membury and then at Thruxton. The pilots' first mission was a fighter sweep of the French coast in March 1944 and from then until D-Day that June the ground supported Allied...

  • 391st Fighter Squadron
  • 9th Air Force

People

  • Maxey McGuire

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot | 366th Fighter Group
    Major Maxey Ward McGuire,a well-liked pilot, completed 137 combat missions in Europe as a P-47 Thunder-bolt pilot in the 391st Fighter Squadron, 366th Fighter Group-Ninth Air Force. ...

Places

  • Thruxton

    Military site : airfield
    Thruxton was developed for use by Army Co-Operation aircraft, before being upgraded to a bomber airfield. The 366th Fighter Group moved in in early 1944, flying missions in support of the build up to D-Day, before moving to the continent with other...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 October 2018 19:32:08 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, manufacturer, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

Key Image ID.

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 14:56:05 Gilad_Bashan Changes to nicknames
Sources

366th Fighter Association

The War We Fought - An almost daily account of the 366th Fighter Group "Hun Hunters" from stand up, June 1, 1943 at Richmond AAF, VA, through deactivation, August 20, 1946 at Fritzlar, Germany.

This 327 page history contains hundreds of never before published photographs plus maps, casualty lists, 42 pages of P-47 Nose Art and much, much more. It is a "must have" resource for aviation history buffs and P-47 modellers.

http://www.366fightergroupassoc.org/WW%20II%20Book.htm

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 14:50:59 Gilad_Bashan Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, nicknames, unit associations and person associations
Sources

366th Fighter Association

The War We Fought - An almost daily account of the 366th Fighter Group "Hun Hunters" from stand up, June 1, 1943 at Richmond AAF, VA, through deactivation, August 20, 1946 at Fritzlar, Germany.

This 327 page history contains hundreds of never before published photographs plus maps, casualty lists, 42 pages of P-47 Nose Art and much, much more. It is a "must have" resource for aviation history buffs and P-47 modellers.

http://www.366fightergroupassoc.org/WW%20II%20Book.htm

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