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1LT Dean R. Morehouse with his damaged P-47C-5-RE #41-6528 after a mission on 9 April 1944

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Units

  • 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. ...

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • 375th Fighter Squadron

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  • Bottisham

    Military site : airfield
    The P-47 Thunderbolts of the 361st Fighter Group damaged the surfaces of the airfield so much in the first months of flying from Bottisham that American engineers were called in to lay a new runway. In January 1944 they constructed a 1,470-yard-long...

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Date Contributor Update
23 November 2020 02:31:04 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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https://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/p47/lt-morehou...

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