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42-22548

P-47 Thunderbolt

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. ...

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    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...

  • 406th Fighter Group
  • 486th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Edward Gignac

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
    Edward Gignac was one of the top ski jumpers in the country pre-war, and had lived in Lebanon, New Hampshire. He attended Kimball Union Academy and Middlebury College, both in skiing scholarships. Enlisting in the Air Corps in April 1941, he served in...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 11 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2017 17:28:48 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, nicknames, unit associations and person associations
Sources

http://littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=42-22548&Submit=Search

Date Contributor Update
06 November 2014 11:15:52 Al_Skiff Changes to nicknames
Sources

USAF photo

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 9123 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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