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42-74663

P-47 Thunderbolt

Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 511FS, 405FG, 9AF USAAF.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 9th Air Force
  • 405th Fighter Group

    405th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 405th Fighter Group was a fighter bomber unit of the United States Army Air Force in World War II. They group flew P-47 Thunderbolts in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) starting with the buildup to the Invasion of Normandy ("D-Day") through...

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Group
    Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...

  • 336th Fighter Squadron

    336th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...

  • 511th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Vermont Garrison

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot
    Vermont was born in Mount Victory, Kentucky, on 29 October 1915. He attended Eastern Kentucky State University. On March 17, 1941, Garrison enlisted in the United States Army and became an aviation cadet in Class 41-C at Muskogee, Oklahoma, but washed...

  • Conrad Ingold

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 4th Headquarters Squadron. 22 Sept 1943 accident in P-47 #41-6579 due to propeller failure while slow-timing a new engine. Returned to Duty RTD.

  • Edward Marcotte

    Military | Sergeant | Assistant Crew Chief | 4th Fighter Group

Places

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

Events

Event Location Date
E/A Destroyed x 2 Compiègne, France 14 January 1944

2 x Fw190 destroyed Compiègne Woods, France, pilot Lt Vermont Garrison. 14-Jan-1944.

Crashed Gravesend, Kent, UK 21 January 1944

Landing Accident RAF Gravesend Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Conrad C Ingold, 21-Jan-44.

336FS 4FG 8AF.

E/A Destroyed Gilze en Rijen, Netherlands 31 January 1944

Bf109 destroyed Gilze-Rijen, Netherlands pilot Lt Vermont Garrison. 31-Jan-44.

E/A Destroyed Beauvais, France 6 February 1944

Fw190 destroyed Beauvais–Margny, France pilot Lt Vermont Garrison. 6-Feb-44.

E/A Destroyed Dümmer, Germany 10 February 1944

Bf109 destroyed Dümmer Lake, Germany pilot Lt Vermont Garrison. 10-Feb-44.

E/A Destroyed Luxembourg 25 February 1944

Fw190 destroyed Luxembourg pilot Lt Vermont Garrison. 25-Feb-44

Crashed Picauville, France 23 August 1944

Baled Out 15 miles NE Picauville Cat 5 damage, pilot Lt J W Stone, 23-Aug-44.

511FS 405FG 9AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2016 19:40:00 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=42-74663&Submit4=Go
http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=42-74663

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