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42-28806

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...

  • 62nd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Alben Calmes

    Military | Flight Officer | Fighter pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) ramrod to Reims. Hit by flak, engine failed, crashed near Westerburg in P-47D 42-28806 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 10798. Awards: PH.

  • Townsend Parsons

    Military | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 30 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 December 2014 10:56:28 general ira snapsorter Changes to nicknames, markings and person associations
Sources

Listed under 56th FG at Little Friends Website http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=tinkle&Submit=Search

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 10798 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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