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P-47D-23-RA #42-27910 "Hun Hunter XIV" Code" #40
57th FG - 65th FS
this was one of 16 aircraft that Squadron Cpmmander Gilbert Wymond named "Hun Hunter"

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Units

  • 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...

Aircraft

Locations

  • Alto

    Military site : airfield

  • Grossetto

    Military site : airfield

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 December 2016 03:50:14 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.warwingsart.com/12thAirForce/65thmain2.html

Date Contributor Update
18 December 2016 03:50:14 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

http://www.warwingsart.com/12thAirForce/65thmain2.html

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