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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

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People

  • Glenn Duncan

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Commanding Officer of 353rd Fighter Group | 353rd Fighter Group
    Glenn E Duncan joined the 353rd Fighter Group in March 1943 as Group Executive Officer. He claimed 19 victories until he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the Group in November 1943. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 7 July 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 6696 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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