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Colonel Lucian Dade and a ground crewman of the 62nd Fighter Squadron, 56th Fighter Group with P-47 Thunderbolt (LM-P, serial number 42-26417) nicknamed 'Carpatho-Russian Defender', 1944

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  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

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    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...

  • 62nd Fighter Squadron

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  • Irving Brayer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Communications and Photo Officer

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Date Contributor Update
26 August 2020 09:03:39 Emily Created entry with collection, caption and person associations
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Photographs taken by First Lieutenant Irving Brayer, Photographic and Communications Officer of the 56th Fighter Group c. 1944, and researched and shared with the support of Peter Randall (webmaster of Little Friends) and Nathan Howland (author of 'The 8th Army Air Force in Color', Schiffer Publishing 2016)

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