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78FG despatches 44 P-47s on a Rodeo in the Ypres-St.Pol area. A "Rodeo" is the RAF code for a fighter sweep. Enemy fighters are engaged and 2 P-47s are MIA but 78FG claims 2-0-2 of the enemy fighters.
1. YPRES / SAINT-POL
Fighter rodeo in the Ypres/St. Pol area. We get 2, Germans get 2.
The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. The 78th FG flew each of the three US built principal fighters of the AAF in the ETO. In their Thundetbolts, the 78th FG ...
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