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Lt Lyle A Adrianse [ Grandville, MI ] 63rd Fighter Squadron. P-47D 42-8488 UN-A "Lofty".

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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...

  • 63rd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-8488 'Lofty'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 87ATC, 27ATG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Capt Lyle A Adrianse.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 June 2016 14:02:27 Pyker Changes to unit associations
Sources

Corrected entry for 55th FG to 56th FG.

Date Contributor Update
27 June 2016 12:06:13 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

www.littlefriends.co.uk

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