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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Group
    Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...

  • 63rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Eugene Timony

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USSAF. Credited 2 kills. 76 x combat missions. ETD ...

Places

  • Boxted

    Military site : airfield
    Boxted was built for heavy bombers and became operational from May 1943. In the few months B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group were stationed there, there were two night attacks by the Luftwaffe. On 17 August 1943, one man was killed when bombs...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 5 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2020 17:36:51 Pyker Changes to nicknames, markings and person associations
Sources

Corrected entries under incorrect serial number.

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2020 14:43:24 Pyker Changes to nicknames, markings, person associations and place associations
Sources

Added additional connections and uploaded media.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8559 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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