Assigned to 487FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt George C Arnold.
The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...
Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
Assigned to 487FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. End Tour Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME. Post War: Remained in USAF rising to Lt Colonel.
Military site : airfield
Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...
|Manufactured||Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA||1944|
Built at Republic.
|Delivered||New York, NY, USA||1944|
Delivered to USAAF.
|Assigned||Bodney, Thetford IP26, UK||1944|
Assigned to 487FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF.
|26 July 2016 13:14:29||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations|