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Ernie Treff with Edmond Ellis's P-47 , 44-21147 ' Blue Eyes'

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Units

  • 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...

  • 61st Fighter Squadron

People

  • Edmund Ellis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot Thunderbolt P-47M Blue Eyes
    Edmund Ellis served as a fighter pilot with the 61st Fighter Squadron of the 56th Fighter Group, flying missions out of Boxted, England. He nicknamed his P-47 'Blue Eyes'.

  • Ernest Treff

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 61FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 3 destroyed (ground) five damaged (ground) 120Hrs combat operations. End of War. ...

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Date Contributor Update
08 June 2018 13:58:52 general ira snapsorter Changes to caption, unit associations and person associations
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Date Contributor Update
08 June 2018 13:55:32 Carl Created entry
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Photo supplied by Ernest H Treff via www.56thfightergroup.co.uk

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