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Four P-47 Thunderbolts of the 351st Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group, 1943-1944. Flight leader is Vic Byers in YJ-V "Hawk-Eye" (a/c 42-7958). To his right is Jack Terzian in YJ-Z "Marty" (a/c 42-22469). To Byers' left is Harold J. Morris in YJ-Y "Barbara" (a/c 42-8478). Nearest to the camera is Edgar J. Albert in YJ-U "Doris" (a/c 42-74736). The photo is likely to have taken in late 1943 as Morris left the Squadron before the end of the year to transfer to the 78th FG where he was killed in action. Albert was killed in action 5th February 1944 and Terzian became a POW 22nd May 1944.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 353rd Fighter Group 351st Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 31051916 / O-793477
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 353rd Fighter Group 351st Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17042028 / O-728573
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 353rd Fighter Group 78th Fighter Group 351st Fighter Squadron 82nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18085172 and O-728708
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 353rd Fighter Group 351st Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-666581
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot, Pilot

Aircraft

Four P-47 Thunderbolts of the 351st Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group, 1943-1944.
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 356th Fighter Group 360th Fighter Squadron

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Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
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353rd FG Records and a clearer wartime original print of this photo.
See also G E Cross, Jonah's Feet Are Dry (Ipswich, 2001) p.59.

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
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353rd FG Records

Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:23:16
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection