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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

People

  • Harold Jones

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 365th Fighter Group

Places

  • Beaulieu

    Military site : airfield
    The first airfield site was near East Boldre, used before the First World War. A Royal Flying Corps and RAF station during the First World War, it was sold and dismantled from 1920-1924, though the land was used as a private airfield from 1933 to 1938....

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed 50490 Saint-Sauveur-Lendelin, France 7 June 1944 – 7 June 1944

After destroying the objective the aircraft was hit by enemy flack guns and the pilot was observed bailing out of the aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 August 2017 17:34:26 spencer.jones Changes to events and place associations
Sources

Hell Hawks! The Untold Story of the American Fliers Who Savaged Hitler's Wehrmacht

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

MACR 5703 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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