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42-28794

P-47 Thunderbolt

Assigned to 506FS, 404FG, 9AF USAAF.

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Units

People

  • Edwin Wright

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 404th Fighter Group
    Edwin Wright flew 88 missions in P-47 Thunderbolts over Europe during WWII. He left the Army in 1946 after the war and was again called up for the Korean Conflict in 1950. He retired from the US Air Force as a Major.

Places

  • Winkton

    Military site : airfield
    Prepared as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943, the land was released for grazing before it was again selected for aircraft use, and improved for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. Used briefly by the 404th Fighter Group, it was then abandoned,...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2017 20:23:13 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/9699
http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205369502

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