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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 404th Fighter Group

    404th Fighter Group

    Group
    A unit history of the 404th Fighter Group is available online as a pdf: http://www.winkton.net/Leap%20Off/LeapOffPdf3.pdf

  • 508th Fighter Squadron

    508th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    "During one of the many breaks in operations caused by weather, Lieut. Col. Cowart of the 555th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion introduced to pilots of the [404th FB] Group a radar set known as the SCR-584 (Signal Corps Radio). It had the ability to...

People

  • Jack Tueller

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 404th Fighter Group
    Retired from the USAF after serving in WW2, Korea and Vietnam with the rank of Colonel.

Places

  • Winkton

    Military site : airfield
    Prepared as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943, the land was released for grazing before it was again selected for aircraft use, and improved for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. Used briefly by the 404th Fighter Group, it was then abandoned,...

  • Bretigny

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 April 2019 20:18:40 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.winkton.net/pages/P47%20names%20and%20art.html
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_fighters/p47_4.html
photo evidence

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