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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 44-33044) of the 27th Fighter Bomber Group, 12th Air Force.

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  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force


    The 12th Air Force was established in the USA during the Second World War to provide the Army Air Force component of Operation Torch (the invasion of French North Africa) in 1942. The Air Force initially moved to England for training before...

  • 27th Fighter Group

    27th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 27th went through two different incarnations during the Second World War. As the 27th Bombardment Group it fought in the Philippines and Java in 1941-42. It was then reformed in the US and sent to North Africa, where it eventually became the 27th...

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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