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Lt. Donald Nee's P-47C-5-RE, VF-N, 41-6536 "Sandman." Crew member Bernard G Tyrrell 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...

  • 336th Fighter Squadron

    336th Fighter Squadron

    The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...


  • Bernard Tyrrell

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew Chief
    Tyrell was made Staff Sergeant early in the war, but was busted down to Private, and served with this rank, as a Crew Chief for most of his service. Shortly before the end of the war he was promoted to Private First Class.



  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...


Date Contributor Update
04 May 2021 09:11:53 Emily Changes to caption

Tyrrell identified by Tim McCann, 4th Fighter Group Association.

Date Contributor Update
26 February 2016 15:30:36 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations