UPL 38422


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1st Lt Julian S reems, 2054N 78th, Seattle, Washington of the 83rd Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group, in the cockpit of his Republic P-47 "Gelene," poses with a member of his ground crew at 8th Air Force Station F-357 in Duxford, England, 14 November 1944.


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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 83rd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-689823
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot


  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Gelene
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 83rd Fighter Squadron


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"


Date: 13 May 2019 08:03:06
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