FRE 9468

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Pilots walk past a P-47D serial 42-76381 "The Chief" (coded B2-S) assigned to the commander of the 366th FG. Image stamped on reverse: 'Passed for publication 15 Aug 1944.' [stamp] and '350067.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: '9th AAF IN FRANCE: pilots on their way to the planes to start off on a mission. Most pilots keep their chutes and Mae Wests in planes. Scherschel LIFE.'

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Units

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: The Chief
  • Unit: 366th Fighter Group Headquarters (366th Fighter Group)

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorGerry Asher
Sources

THE WAR WE FOUGHT, The 366th Fighter Group 1943-46 by L.D. "Bob" Yingling

Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:06
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection