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P-47 Thunderbolt

Assigned to 22FS, 36FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Bonn, Germany last seen chasing a Me109 NW of Bonn. Pilot 1Lt Paul O Rolland presumed battle casualty. POW (POW). 23-Dec-1944. MACR 11443.

Service

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 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...

  • 22nd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Paul Rolland

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 36th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 22FS, 36FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Bonn, Germany last seen chasing a Me109 NW of Bonn. Presumed battle casualty. POW (POW). 23-Dec-1944. MACR 11443. Awards: PH.

Places

  • Kingsnorth

    Military site : airfield
    Kingsnorth was used as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943, with temporary runways and buildings. It was then used by the Ninth Air Force as an Advanced Landing Ground 1944, and was in 1944 home briefly to the 36th Fighter Group.

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA 1944

Built at Republic.

Delivered New York, NY, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Kingsnorth, Ashford, UK 1944

Assigned to 22FS, 36FG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed Bonn, Germany 23 December 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Bonn, Germany last seen chasing a Me109 NW of Bonn. Pilot 1Lt Paul O Rolland presumed battle casualty. POW . 23-Dec-1944. MACR 11443.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 January 2017 15:52:41 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmdate.asp?thedate=441223&Submit...
https://www.fold3.com/image/46699720

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 11443 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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