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42-26333

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. The 78th FG flew each of the three US built principal fighters of the AAF in the ETO. In their Thundetbolts, the 78th FG ...

  • 82nd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Harold Beck

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot
    Harold Beck served as a pilot with the 78th Fighter Group at Duxford, flying 76 missions. ...

  • Louis Dicks

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Louis Dicks entered service from Ohio and served as a pilot with the 78th Fighter Group. He was Killed in Action (KIA) on 10 August 1944 when he crashed at Bouy in P-47 (serial number 42-26333). DFC, AM with 3 Oak Leaf Cluster, PH

Missions

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 10 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 May 2019 15:10:16 general ira snapsorter Changes to nicknames, markings, person associations and mission associations
Sources

Peter Randall at http://www.littlefriends.co.uk

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

MACR 7774 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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