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A combined force of 90 P-47s is despatched from 4FG, 56FG and 78FG on a sweep of the Le Touquet/St. Omer/Calaise areas. No enemy fighters encountered. No losses or claims.
1. LE TOUQUET / SAINT OMER / CALAIS
Fighter sweep of area
Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...
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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