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P-47D 42-8426 UN-P of 63rd Fighter Squadron. Assigned pilot currently unknown. Photo shows result of landing accident at Boxted on 22 April 1944 with Lt. Samuel J Lowman at the controls.



  • 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

    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


  • 42-8426 'Claire'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 358FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Charles J Rosenblatt. Transferred to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF.


Date Contributor Update
04 November 2016 13:24:32 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations