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Capt William C Brearley 359th Fighter Squadron. P-47D 44-19939 OC-C "Princess Jocelyn".

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 356th Fighter Group

    356th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 356th Fighter Group flew 413 missions between 15 October 1943 and 7 May 1945 and suffered the highest ratio of losses to enemy aircraft claims of any Eighth Air Force Group. This gave the Group the reputation of being the 'hard luck' outfit. The...

  • 359th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Locations

  • Martlesham Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Opened in 1917 as home to the RFC Aeroplane Experimental Unit, Martlesham Heath became well known during the 1920s-30s as home to the Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment. Used as an RAF fighter station from 1939, with only a grass airfield...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 April 2017 21:13:37 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

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