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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Group
    Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...

  • 61st Fighter Squadron

People

  • William Aggers

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 495th Fighter Training Group
    Assigned to 61FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Baled out during navigation mission when visual contact with leader was lost in overcast in P47 41-6401 Returned to Duty RTD. 31-Dec-43. Transferred to 495FTG 8AF USAAF.

  • William Osborne

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed into Zuider Zee in P-47 'Pockey Doc' #4226646

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Hollland 24 October 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 10115 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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