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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 36th Fighter Group

    36th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group, as the 36th Pursuit Group, were part of the defence force for the Caribbean area and the Panama Canal in 1941, flying P-39s and P-40s out of Puerto Rico. By May 1944 the 36th Fighter Group were flying their first missions out of England...

People

  • Newton Davis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 36th Fighter Group
    Lt. Davis and his wing man, 2Lt. Harry J. Vibbert, Jr, departed their airfield at Bruchelle, France on an armed reconnaissance mission in the area of Argentan. At about 15:30 on August 13, 1944, they were flying at about 50 feet above ground strafing...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 13 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8487 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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