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Crew on wing of Muscle Bound
Right: pilot Lt. William Chapman, Jr
Center: crew chief Staff Sargent Edward Wagner
Left: Unknown

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Units

  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. The 78th FG flew each of the three US built principal fighters of the AAF in the ETO. In their Thundetbolts, the 78th FG ...

  • 83rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • William Chapman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 83FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 551FTS, 495FTG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (3OLC), American Campaign Medal, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Edward Wagner

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew chief
    Assigned to 83FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME (6 Bronze stars).

Aircraft

  • 41-6411 'Muscle Bound'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    P-47C-5-RE 41-6411 [HL:N], was assigned to 78FG/83FS at Duxford, UK. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 October 2015 00:03:50 Dmura Changes to collection
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D. Chapman

Date Contributor Update
17 October 2015 23:36:38 Dmura Created entry with caption
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D. Chapman

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