42-75739 Pudgy - The Flying Hangover

Object Number - UPL 25467 - P-47D-15-RE #42-75739 "Pudgy - The Flying Hangover" Code: #50 57th Fighter Group - 65th Fighter Squadron 1LT William Bateman - Pilot

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Units served with

Ground personnel of the 57th Fighter Group work on the engines of a P-47 Thunderbolt, with the insignia of the 64th Fighter Squadron on its nose.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force Twelfth Air Force
  • Type Category: Fighter

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 57th Fighter Group 65th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-705525
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot

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Shot Down

04220 Sainte-Tulle, France 1944-08-18 While straffing a power station, Lt. Bateman flew into some high tension power lines and crashed. He was KIA

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Date15 Dec 2016 02:23:37
Contributor466thHistorian

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