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42-26333

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

  • Louis Dicks

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 78th Fighter Group
    Louis Dicks entered service from Ohio and served as a pilot with the 78th Fighter Group. He was Killed in Action (KIA) on 10 August 1944 when he crashed at Bouy in P-47 (serial number 42-26333). DFC, AM with 3 Oak Leaf Cluster, PH

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 10 August 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 7774 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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