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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 | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Dan Hagarty served as a pilot with the 78th Fighter Group. He was shot down on 12 May 1944 and became a Prisoner of War (POW). He was held in Stalag Luft III. This incident occured after he had completed his tour with the 381st Bomb Group and had...

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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