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One of the ground crewmen responsible for P-47 Thunderbolt "Indianapolis Indiana", flown by Captain Vernon Boehle.
Nose artwork by S/Sgt Don Allen.

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People

  • Donald Allen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew Chief
    Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. S/Sgt Allen was a talented artist, who was kept busy with nose art requests from pilots of the 334th Fighter Squadron. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME (6 Battle stars), Good Conduct Medal.

  • Vernon Boehle

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot
    A 71[Eagle] Sqn RAF Spitfire pilot, transferring to the 334th FS, 4th FG, 8th AF USAAF. ...

Aircraft

  • 41-6400 "Indianapolis"

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    P-47C-5-RE 41-6400 "Indianapolis" [QP:O] was assigned to 4thFG/334FS at Debden, UK. On 9-Sep-43 it was being piloted by CPT Vernon A. Boehle on a bomber escort mission. On return the aircraft sustained an engine failure over the English Channel and CPT...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 March 2015 20:05:32 apollo11 Changes to caption and person associations
Sources

Personal research & 'The Debden Warbirds' by Frank E. Speer.

Date Contributor Update
26 March 2015 20:01:08 apollo11 Created entry with caption and person associations
Sources

Personal research & 'The Debden Warbirds' by Frank E. Speer.

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