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42-28642

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 405th Fighter Group

    405th Fighter Group

    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...

  • 511th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Russell Anderson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group
    Russell Anderson was Co-Pilot of B-24H #41-28642 'Libby Raider', which crashed on landing after a practice mission on 2 March 1944. Returned To Duty (RTD). He was also Co-Pilot of B-24H #42-52226, which fell out of formation after fighter attacks on a...

  • Lloyd New

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 405th Fighter Group

Events

Event Location Date
Based Saint-Dizier, France October 1944
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 16 February 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 December 2016 03:54:29 466thHistorian Changes to production block number
Sources

Chris Brassfield

Date Contributor Update
12 December 2014 22:50:46 466thHistorian Changes to nicknames, markings, events, person associations and media associations
Sources

Chris Brassfield

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

MACR 12442 / MACR 9287 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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