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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 366th Fighter Group

    366th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved in England over the New Year of 1944, setting up home first at Membury and then at Thruxton. The pilots' first mission was a fighter sweep of the French coast in March 1944 and from then until D-Day that June the ground supported Allied...

  • 391st Fighter Squadron

People

  • William McGowan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 366th Fighter Group
    Lt. William “Bill” J. McGowan was a pilot during World War II. The P-47 he was flying on D-Day, June 6, 1944 was shot down while on a low-level strafing and bombing mission south of the landing beaches in Normandy, France. He did not survive the crash....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2015 12:42:40 Gilad_Bashan Changes to unit associations
Sources

Paul Stouffer, William McGowan's nephew.

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2015 12:15:47 Gilad_Bashan Changes to person associations
Sources

Paul Stouffer

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5542 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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