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P-47D-11-RE #42-75409 Code: CR-X (later changed to CS-X)
359th FG - 370th FS
Harold D. Hollis - Pilot
photographed at Attlebridge, home of the 466th BG

Connections

Units

  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...

  • 370th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Harold Hollis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 370FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. 250 x combat hrs. Failed to Return (FTR) dive bomb mission on bridge at Nanteuil, in P-51B 42-106808, shot down by flak crashed near Nanteuil sur-Marne Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 6258. Awards: PH.

Aircraft

Locations

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

  • East Wretham

    Military site : airfield
    East Wretham was not improved to Class A standard. It retained its shorter runways, although eventually pierced-steel planking was laid to make take offs and landings easier for the Thunderbolt, and then Mustang, pilots. Steel matting was also laid to...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 June 2015 20:48:57 Pyker Changes to unit associations
Sources

Corrected association from 370th Fighter Group to 370th Fighter Squadron.

Date Contributor Update
07 June 2015 04:24:05 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

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