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P-47D-16-RE #42-76005 "Doggie" Code: #41
57th Fighter Group - 65th Fighter Squadron
Alto Airfield, Corsica

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  • 57th Fighter Group

    57th Fighter Group

    Group
    The group was first activated as the 57th Pursuit Group in January 1941, flying P-40 Warhawks as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later assigned to the I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York.[3] It trained in New England and...

  • 65th Fighter Squadron

    65th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Formed as a P-40 Warhawk pursuit squadron in January 1941 as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York. Trained in New England and provided air defense of the northeast after the Japanese...

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Locations

  • Alto

    Military site : airfield

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2016 02:29:34 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

"Air Stories - 12th & 15th Air Forces" - Gerard Paloque
Page 52

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2016 02:29:33 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

"Air Stories - 12th & 15th Air Forces" - Gerard Paloque
Page 52

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