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Phillips Abbott Jr

Military

2nd Lt Phillips Abbott Jr., pilot of the P-47 Thunderbolt 42-75412, took off from A-1 at St-Pierre-du-Mont on a mission over Tours. He was flying in the no.4 spot in Blue Section. According to 2nd Lt Herbert G. Stewart, Abbott was hit by flak and bailed out at 1600, but his parachute did not open on time and he plummeted to his death.

Service

Units served with

  • 366th Fighter Group

    366th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved in England over the New Year of 1944, setting up home first at Membury and then at Thruxton. The pilots' first mission was a fighter sweep of the French coast in March 1944 and from then until D-Day that June the ground supported Allied...

  • 390th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Louisville, GA, ארצות הברית 4 June 1922
Died לה מאן, צרפת 13 July 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 September 2015 17:14:37 Gilad_Bashan Changes to biography and events
Sources

American War Memorials Overseas
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Date Contributor Update
06 December 2014 16:25:36 Gilad_Bashan Created entry with surname, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role and unit associations
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Gilad Bashan

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