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42-8417

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 356th Fighter Group

    356th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 356th Fighter Group flew 413 missions between 15 October 1943 and 7 May 1945 and suffered the highest ratio of losses to enemy aircraft claims of any Eighth Air Force Group. This gave the Group the reputation of being the 'hard luck' outfit. The...

  • 359th Fighter Squadron

People

  • William Wood

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Groningen on 7 May 1944 in P-47 #428417

Missions

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 7 May 1944

MACR 4550

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 June 2016 13:09:57 Rainer Changes to events and mission associations
Sources

MACR 4550

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 4550 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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