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P-47 Thunderbolt



  • 9th Air Force
  • 405th Fighter Group

    405th Fighter 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...

  • 510th Fighter Squadron


  • Charles Mohrle

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 405th Fighter Group
    He attended UT Austin, but after the attack on Pearl Harbor, he volunteered for the Army Air Corps in February 1942. After basic flight training, he was one of the original pilots assigned to the 510th Fighter Squadron, part of the 405th Fighter Group...


  • 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...


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Date Contributor Update
13 February 2020 21:59:25 jmoore43 Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, nicknames, unit associations, person associations and place associations

Youtube video by Capt. Charles Mohrle.