FRE 9611

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Lieutenant Froning of the 57th Fighter Group, 12th Air Force with his P-47 Thunderbolt (51, serial number 42-75546). Handwritten caption on reverse: '57th Ftr Grp, Lt Froning.' P-47D-15-RE #42-75648 Code: #51 57th FG - 65th FS - 12th AF Note the last digit of the serial number is "8" not "6" as in the original caption

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Units

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

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 57th Fighter Group 65th Fighter Squadron

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Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
Contributor466thHistorian
Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:09
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection