Headquarters (56th Fighter Group)

Headquarters

Object Number - UPL 6539 - Republic P-47C-5-RE Thunderbolt 41-6537 UN-Q of the 63rd Fighter Squadron, 56th Fighter Group. The mount of Lt. Wilfred A Van Abel [ in cockpit ]....

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 56th Fighter Group Headquarters (56th Fighter Group)
  • Role/Job: Enlisted Man
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 56th Fighter Group Headquarters (56th Fighter Group)
  • Role/Job: Officer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 56th Fighter Group Headquarters (56th Fighter Group)
  • Role/Job: Officer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 56th Fighter Group Headquarters (56th Fighter Group)
  • Role/Job: Enlisted Man
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 56th Fighter Group Headquarters (56th Fighter Group)
  • Role/Job: Enlisted Man

Aircraft

P-47 Thunderbolt pilot Lieutenant Frank W. Klibbe of the 61st Fighter Squadron, 56th Fighter Group, stands beside his P-47 named "Little Chief". 'G. J. Letzter' stamped on reverse of print.
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Little Chief - Anderson Indian
  • Unit: 56th Fighter Group 61st Fighter Squadron Headquarters (56th Fighter Group)
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 56th Fighter Group Headquarters (56th Fighter Group)

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:53
ContributorAAM
Sources

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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