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From the cockpit of a P-47 Thunderbolt, Captain Walker M. Mahurin greets Glen D. Shiltz, another pilot with the 63rd Fighter Squadron, 56th Fighter 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...
Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine
Walker Mahurin joined the 56th Fighter Group in July 1942 and arrived in the UK in January 1943. He was later promoted to Captain and Flight Leader of the 63rd Fighter Squadron. He claimed his first victories during the Schweinfurt-Regensburg mission,...