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44-21112

P-47 Thunderbolt

Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Major George E Bostwick.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Group
    Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...

  • 63rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • George Bostwick

    Military | Colonel | Fighter pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 8 x kills [incl 1 x Me262]. ...

Places

  • Boxted

    Military site : airfield
    Boxted was built for heavy bombers and became operational from May 1943. In the few months B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group were stationed there, there were two night attacks by the Luftwaffe. On 17 August 1943, one man was killed when bombs...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA 1944

Built at Republic.

Delivered New York, NY, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Boxted, Colchester, UK 1944

Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2017 17:48:26 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=21112&Submit=Search
http://www.ww2incolor.com/us-air-force/un-z+ugly+duckling1.html

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