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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

  • Daniel Hagarty

    Military | Flying Officer | Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Dan Hagarty from Los Angeles CA served his initial combat assignment as F/O and Co-Pilot in the original 381st Bomb Group's Capt. Ohl Crew and later got his own crew. Subsequently as a pilot with the 78th Fighter Group, he was shot down on 12 May 1944...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 12 May 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 4692 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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