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P-47 Thunderbolt



  • 9th Air Force
  • 358th Fighter Group

    358th Fighter Group

    The 358th Fighter Group flew seventeen missions with the Eighth Air Force from Leiston air base. At the beginning of February 1944 the Group were transferred to the Ninth Air Force in exchange for the 357th Fighter Group. With the Ninth, the Group went...

  • 367th Fighter Squadron


  • Jacob Blazicek

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 358th Fighter Group


  • High Halden

    Military site : airfield
    Used as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943 with temporary runways and buildings. High Halden was then used as a Ninth Air Force Advanced Landing Ground, before being occupied by the 358th Fighter Group in 1944.


Event Location Date
Crashed 14230 Cardonville, France 17 June 1944

Landing accident CAT5 damage, Cardonville /A-3, France, 17th June 1944. Pilot Jacob C Blazicek. A/C Written Off, DBR.


Date Contributor Update
19 February 2015 13:54:51 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
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