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P-47 Thunderbolt

The regular mount of 1LT Cecil O. Dean in the spring of 1944

Service

Units

  • 325th Fighter Group

    325th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 325th was first activated as the 325th Fighter Group at Mitchel Field, New York in August 1942 with the 317th,[7] 318th,[8] and 319th Fighter Squadrons[9] assigned. It trained at Hillsgrove Army Air Field with Curtiss P-40 Warhawk aircraft[10]...

  • 317th Fighter Squadron

    317th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 317th Fighter Squadron was activated on 1 July 1942 at Theodore Green Airport, Providence, Rhode Island, as part of the 325th Fighter Group, the "Checker Tails". After six months of intensive training in the P-40 Warhawk, the 317th embarked for...

  • 15th Air Force

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Date Contributor Update
30 November 2016 23:29:36 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, unit associations and place associations
Sources

"Aces of the 325th Fighter Group" - Thomas G. Ivie
page 55

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