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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 388th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Robert Longley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 365th Fighter Group

Places

Events

Event Location Date
Shot Down Buir, Germany 25 February 1945

shot down by flak w/ 1LT Robert Longley (KIA)

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2020 02:27:34 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_fighters/p47_4.html
"Thunderbolts of The Hell Hawks" - Barnes, Crump and Sutherland, page 156
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10208592364386645&set=p.10208592...

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