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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A P-47 Thunderbolt (HV-A, serial number 42-26418) of the 61st Fighter Squadron, 56th Fighter Group in flight after the end of the war. Handwritten on slide casing: '56th F.G.'

Connections

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

Aircraft

  • 42-26418

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Lost in this a/c 20 July 44 - POW

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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