Samuel Mahaffy

Military

Object Number - UPL 6843 - Sergeant Samuel Mahaffy of the 78th Fighter Group.

Campaigns: Northern France, Normandy, Rhineland, Ardennes, Central Europe, Air Offensive Europe.

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Units served with

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

Enlisted

Fort Jay, NY 15 April 1942

Other

Honouralbe Discharge

Fort Dix, NJ, USA 16 June 1946

Born

Brooklyn, NY, USA 29 January 2008
Richmond Hill, Queens, NY, USA

Revisions

Date27 Nov 2014 12:25:40
ContributorEmily
Sources

Maureen Mahaffy-Davis (Daughter) via American Air Museum Memory Book Correspondence.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:24:56
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in book Duxford Diary by The Duxford Aviation Society, 1989 edition

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