82nd Fighter Squadron

Squadron
media-22763.jpeg UPL 22763 78th fighter group 82nd Squadron Coffee Cups

James Scheibler

Object Number - UPL 22763 - 78th fighter group 82nd Squadron Coffee Cups

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Duxford

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 82nd Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 66th Fighter Wing 357th Fighter Group 364th Fighter Squadron 82nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13044062 / O-792943
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 82nd Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
Second Lieutenant John J. Hockery and assisstant crew chief, Corporal Carl F of the 78th Fighter Group with a P-47 Thunderbolt. Passed for publication 28 Oct 1943. Printed caption on reverse: 'Thunderbolts - The Fly. Thunderbolts - The "Guardian Angels" Of Flying Fortresses. Here are pictures of Thunderbolts - P-47s, the famous American fighter planes, which escort Flying Fortresses on their daylight missions over Occupied Europe. Photo Shows:- Another night shot. Cpl. Carl F. [word overwritten], Dayton,
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 82nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17024396
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Crew chief
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 82nd Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Mud Creeker
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 82nd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 82nd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Apple Knockers
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 82nd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 82nd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 82nd Fighter Squadron

Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Video
  • Collection Name: IWM collections
  • Object Number: UPL 35211
  • Description: Colonel Huie H Lamb Jr of the 78th Fighter Group shares his first impressions of England and life at Duxford. Extract of interview conducted by Carl...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: Unit histories
  • Object Number: Document 50703
  • Description: Duxford Diary, complete unit history Many of the 8th Air Force Groups produced an unofficial unit history in the months after the war ended in Europe...

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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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