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Major George E Bostwick [ Dayton, OH]. 63rd Fighter Squadron. P-47M 44-21112 UN-Z. 'Ugly Duckling'.



  • 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


  • George Bostwick

    Military | Colonel | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 8 x kills [incl 1 x Me262]. ...


  • 44-21112 'Ugly Duckling'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Major George E Bostwick.


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18 February 2017 16:26:21 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations