Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
Assigned to 61FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).
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...
Assigned to 61FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft 2nd Lt Thomas D Adcock.
Military site : airfield
Boxted was built for heavy bombers and became operational from May 1943. In the few months B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group were stationed there, there were two night attacks by the Luftwaffe. On 17 August 1943, one man was killed when bombs...
|Assigned||Boxted, Colchester, Essex, UK||18 April 1945 – 20 July 1945|
Assigned to 61FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF.
|Crashed||Boxted, Colchester, Essex, UK||14 July 1945|
Taxiing Accident Boxted (Sta 150) Cat 3 damage, pilot 2nd Lt Thomas D Adcock, 14-Jul-45.
61FS 56FG 8AF.
|End Tour of Duty (ETD)||England, UK||20 July 1945|
Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).
|26 June 2016 11:53:21||Al_Skiff||Changes to highest rank, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:25:51||AAM||AAM ingest|