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

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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

  • 44-21112 'Ugly Duckling'

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

Locations

  • Boxted

    Military site : airfield
    Boxted was built for heavy bombers and became operational from May 1943. In the few months B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group were stationed there, there were two night attacks by the Luftwaffe. On 17 August 1943, one man was killed when bombs...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2017 17:50:33 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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