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When members of a 9th AF fighter group took over former Luftwaffe base near Gottingen, Germany, they found this Republic P-47 equipped with German markings and an olive drab paint job. The plane had a full gasoline and ammunition load and the guns were in good condition.

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  • 42-75971 Ruthless Ruthie

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Republic P-47D 42-75971 310th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group, 12th AF. ...

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Date Contributor Update
21 July 2015 19:06:40 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption and aircraft associations
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USAAF Photo.

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