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Photo of belly-landed P-47D #42-74638 near Loksbergen, Belgium. Photo from KUJ-711 – NARA Captured German records.



  • Charley Garvey

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Charley J. Garvey Jr was a Pilot in the 356th Fighter Group/360th Fighter Squadron. On the 20 March 1944 bomber escort mission to Frankfurt, Germany, he and another wingman were seen to leave formation, probably to sweep down on some target near the...


  • 42-74638 Nashville Belle

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    P-47D-6-RE Thunderbolt #42-74638 was piloted by Charley J. Garvey Jr on the bomber escort mission to Frankfurt, Germany on 20 March 1944. He had to belly-land his Mustang in a field 2km West of Loksbergen, 4km NE of Kortenaken, Limburg Province,...


Date Contributor Update
29 June 2020 13:52:26 ED-BB Created entry with collection, caption and aircraft associations

KUJ-711 at (NARA)