42-26633 Dickee Dee

Assigned to 352FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 379FS, 362FG, 9AF USAAF.


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Units served with


  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 353rd Fighter Group 352nd Fighter Squadron 56th Station Complement Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17097364 / T-125019 / O-1997843
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot


Line up of P-47 Thunderbolts of the 82nd Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group, at Duxford air base. September 1944. Printed caption on reverse of print: '55432 AC - War Birds Home To Rest - Republic P-47 Thunderbolts lined up on an 8th Air Force field in England after a daylight sweep over Germany. Crews have finished inspections and refueling.'
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: "Duckpond"


Event Location Date Description


77230 Rouvres, France 29 December 1944 Landing Accident Rouvres/A-82 Cat 3 damage Lt William L Adden, 29-Dec-44. P-47D 42-26633 - 326FRS 9AF


6 miles NE Rouvres, France 19 February 1945 Killed Crashed on Take off 6 mile NE Rouvres Cat 4 Lt Donald J Kueffner, 19-Feb-45. P-47D 42-26633 379FS 362FG 9AF


Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA Built at Republic.


LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Queens, NY 11371, USA Delivered to USAAF.


Raydon, Ipswich IP7 5LL, UK Assigned to 352FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF.


Duxford, Cambridge CB22 4QR, UK Transferred to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF.


77230 Rouvres, France Transferred to 379FS, 362FG, 9AF USAAF.


Date13 Jan 2018 17:23:04
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