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22nd Fighter Squadron

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  • 36th Fighter Group

    36th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group, as the 36th Pursuit Group, were part of the defence force for the Caribbean area and the Panama Canal in 1941, flying P-39s and P-40s out of Puerto Rico. By May 1944 the 36th Fighter Group were flying their first missions out of England...

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People

  • Cyril Browne

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 36th Fighter Group
    Whilst attacking rail lines on 8 February 1945 Browne reported he was pinned down by light flak to his fellow Squadron leader Major Wilton H Earle. Earle later saw a P-47 crash and burn and a parachute hit the ground, believed to belong to Browne.

  • John Church

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 36th Fighter Group
    2LT Church, 28 years old, of Plassburg, New York, took off from Blackbushe in the UK as part of Operation Rhubarb, attacking targets of opportunity in the P-47 Thunderbolt Serial number 42-25874. The plane went down on the banks of the canal 5oo meters...

  • Newton Davis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 36th Fighter Group
    Lt. Davis and his wing man, 2Lt. Harry J. Vibbert, Jr, departed their airfield at Bruchelle, France on an armed reconnaissance mission in the area of Argentan. At about 15:30 on August 13, 1944, they were flying at about 50 feet above ground strafing...

  • Frank Fazekas

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 36th Fighter Group
    23 MAR 2018 - Funeral Announcement For Airman Killed During World War II ...

  • Paul Rolland

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 36th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 22FS, 36FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Bonn, Germany last seen chasing a Me109 NW of Bonn. Presumed battle casualty. POW (POW). 23-Dec-1944. MACR 11443. Awards: PH.

Aircraft

  • 42-26247

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-28815

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 22FS, 36FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Bonn, Germany last seen chasing a Me109 NW of Bonn. Pilot 1Lt Paul O Rolland presumed battle casualty. POW (POW). 23-Dec-1944. MACR 11443.

  • 42-75253

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-27221 'I'll Get By'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    P-47 Thunderbolt "I'll Get By" 42-27221 of the 404th Fighter Group, flown by Colonel Leonard C Moon.

  • 42-7879

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred 22FS, 36FG, 9AF USAAF.

  • 42-8592

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 368FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 22FS, 36FG, 9AF USAAF.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:41:19 rossingtonj Changes to type
Sources

Type added.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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