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Clinton R Albright

Military

Assigned to 511FS, 405FG, 9AF USAAF. Transferred to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF. End of War.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 405th Fighter Group

    405th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 405th Fighter Group was a fighter bomber unit of the United States Army Air Force in World War II. They group flew P-47 Thunderbolts in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) starting with the buildup to the Invasion of Normandy ("D-Day") through...

  • 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...

  • 511th Fighter Squadron
  • 62nd Fighter Squadron
  • 9th Air Force

Aircraft

  • 42-28674

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 511FS, 405FG, 9AF USAAF. Abandoned 15 miles NE St Dizier 25-Oct-44.

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...

  • Christchurch

    Military site : airfield
    The original Christchurch Airport operated from 1935-39, and the airfield was used by the RAF from 1939 to 1941. It was the site of the Airspeed Aircraft factiry from 1940 to 51. Christchurch was developed for USAAF use in 1943, and the Ninth Air Force...

  • Saint-Dizier

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Assigned Christchurch, Dorset, UK 1944 – 3 January 1945

Assigned to 511FS, 405FG, 9AF USAAF.

Baled Out 52100 Saint-Dizier, France 25 October 1944

Baled Out 15mi NE St Dizier / A-64 Cat 5 damage, pilot Lt Clinton R Albright, 25-Oct-44.

P-47D 42-28674 - 511FS 405FG 9AF

Transferred Boxted, Colchester, Essex, UK 3 January 1945 – May 1945

Transferred to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF.

End of War Europe April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 July 2016 12:14:29 Al_Skiff Changes to role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Albright%2C+Clint...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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