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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

P-47 Thunderbolt pilot Lieutenant Frank W. Klibbe and two ground crew of the 61st Fighter Squadron, 56th Fighter Group.

Connections

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

  • Frank Klibbe

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    On 27 Jan 1944, while on a test flight, P-47D #42-75694 crashed due to engine failure. RTD.

Aircraft

  • 42-76179 Little Chief

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Name from Baseball Team (Anderson IA.) Klibbe was a player in 1938.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:23:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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