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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 57th Fighter Group

    57th Fighter Group

    Group
    The group was first activated as the 57th Pursuit Group in January 1941, flying P-40 Warhawks as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later assigned to the I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York.[3] It trained in New England and...

  • 65th Fighter Squadron

    65th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Formed as a P-40 Warhawk pursuit squadron in January 1941 as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York. Trained in New England and provided air defense of the northeast after the Japanese...

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Date Contributor Update
14 December 2016 01:16:41 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

"P-47 Thunderbolt Units of The Twelfth Air Force" - Jonathan Bernstein
page #40

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