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Thomas D Adcock

Military

Assigned to 61FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

Service

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  • Everett Abar

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group

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Units served with

  • 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
  • 8th Air Force

Aircraft

  • 44-21229

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 61FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft 2nd Lt Thomas D Adcock.

Associated Place

  • Boxted

    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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
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).

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 June 2016 11:53:21 Al_Skiff Changes to highest rank, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=adcock
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Adcock%2C+Thomas+...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list / www.56thfightergroup.co.uk/personnel.htm

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