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P-47 Thunderbolt

Assigned to 404FS, 371FG, 9AF USAAF.



  • Bisterne

    Military site : airfield
    Built as an Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1943, it was developed for use by the Ninth Air Force in 1943-1944. The 371st Fighter Group used the airfield, before it was closed and returned to agriculture in 1944-45.


Event Location Date
Manufactured Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA 1944

Built at Republic.

Delivered LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Queens, NY 11371, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Bisterne, Ringwood BH24 3BN, UK 1944

Assigned to 404FS, 371FG, 9AF USAAF.


Date Contributor Update
22 May 2018 16:19:23 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations

World War 2 In Review: Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, Issue 1 By Merriam Press