Richard M Holly

Military

Object Number - UPL 29706 - Capt Dick Holly 78th FG

CO 84th FS 78th FG Duxford, Eng. 1 air kill 5/19/1944
60th FS Iceland 1 air kill 8/5/1943
P-47D s/n 42-25871 WZ+Y "Nigger II"
Col USAF retired

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Nigger II, Roger the Lodger
  • Unit: 36th Fighter Group 78th Fighter Group 84th Fighter Squadron

Missions

Places

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"

Events

Event Location Date Description
Glendale, AZ, USA

Revisions

Date30 May 2019 01:23:29
Contributorfugari
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removed photo not related to Dick Holly.

Date30 May 2019 01:21:09
Contributorfugari
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removed photos NOT of Dick Holly from his bio page.

Date24 May 2019 13:09:50
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Peter Randall - 78th FG D-Day List;

Date22 Jan 2018 14:30:21
ContributorLucy May
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Home town given in the Duxford Diary, unit history of the 78th Fighter Group, published at the end of the war.

Date21 Aug 2017 03:33:28
Contributorfugari
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JCook Photo Collection & Archives

Date21 Aug 2017 03:32:15
Contributorfugari
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JCook Photo Collection & Archives

Date21 Aug 2017 03:28:52
Contributorfugari
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JCook Photo Collection & Archives

Date21 Aug 2017 03:12:29
Contributorfugari
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Bio of Jack Ilfrey removed from this bio of Dick Holly

Date22 Jul 2015 16:33:48
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Merged with duplicate entries to include details from:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia;
Unit roster on page 135 in 'Eagles of Duxford' book by Fry;
Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date22 Jul 2015 16:32:31
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Merged with duplicate entries to include details from:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia;
Unit roster on page 135 in 'Eagles of Duxford' book by Fry;
Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date27 Sep 2014 18:22:42
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list / self, Fighter Aces of the U. S. A. and Mustang Aces of the Eighth Air Force,

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