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42-22755

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. It flew all three of the USAAF's principal fighters. On D-Day every available Thunderbolt provided air cover to the Allied...

  • 82nd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Donald Morsch

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 78th Fighter Group
    Crashed near Arras, FR on a bomber escort mission to Frankfurt am Main, GR on 11 Feb 1944 in P-47D #42-22755. Killed in Action (KIA).

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Belgium 11 February 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 2295 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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