FRE 5604

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P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft of the 83rd Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group at Duxford. The middle aircraft is 43-25528 HL-H 'Noamie Vee' while the nearest aircraft is probably 42-28518 HL-C "Green Hornet flown by Capt Robert T Green.

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Units

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 83rd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-708695
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 83rd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-687262
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 367th Fighter Group 78th Fighter Group 393rd Fighter Squadron 83rd Fighter Squadron
P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft of the 78th Fighter Group at Duxford. Handwritten on slide casing:"3-12"
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Noamie Vee
  • Unit: 36th Fighter Group 78th Fighter Group

Locations

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"

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorJustyn Keeble
Sources

Squadron identified via www.littlefriends.co.uk

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorJustyn Keeble
Sources

Research from Littlefriends.co.uk

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorJustyn Keeble
Sources

Research via littlefriends.co.uk

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorJustyn Keeble
Sources

littlefriends.co.uk

Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:39:40
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection