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Republic P-47D-15-RE Thunderbolt, 42-76127 'Turnip Termite' B4-U, 387th Fighter Squadron, 365th Fighter Group, 9th AF. 'Turnip Termite' made an emergency landing in a minefield in San Laurent sur Mer when it ran out of fuel. It was the assigned aircraft of Captain Arlo Henry [Dearborn, Michigan].

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  • 9th Air Force
  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 387th Fighter Squadron

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  • 42-76127 'Turnip Termite'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Republic P-47D-15-RE Thunderbolt, 42-76127 'Turnip Termite' B4-U, 387th Fighter Squadron, 365th Fighter Group, 9th AF. 'Turnip Termite' made an emergency landing in a minefield in San Laurent sur Mer when it ran out of fuel. It was the assigned...

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Date Contributor Update
19 February 2015 14:50:21 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption and unit associations
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