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41-6392

P-47 Thunderbolt

Assigned to 334th FS, 4th FG, 8th AF USAAF. Taxiing accident Debden/Sta 356 Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt James A Clark Jr, 8-6-43.

Service

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. ...

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    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...

  • 334th Fighter Squadron

    334th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 334th Fighter Squadron was the successor to No. 71 Eagle squadron of the Royal Air Force when the 4th Fighter Group was activated on 12 September 1942. They were based at Debden Field, Essex. The "Fighting Eagles" as they were called, flew...

People

  • James Clark

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot; Deputy Commanding Officer
    Initially assigned to the 71st Eagle Squadron in June 1942. With the founding of the 4th Fighter Group that September, he was assigned to the 334th Squadron, where he eventually became its Commanding Officer. ...

  • William O'Regan

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot
    Joined RAFVR, service pilot training, shipped overseas to ETO, OTU training, assigned to 71S, transfer to 334th FS, 4th FG, ...

Places

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Long Island, New York, USA 1942

Built by Republic.

Delivered United States 1942

To USAAF.

Assigned Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 1942

Assigned to 334th FS, 4th FG, 8th AF USAAF.

Shipped overseas Merseyside, UK 1942

Shipped overseas to ETO.

Crashed Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 8 June 1943

Taxiing accident Debden/Sta 356 Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt James A Clark Jr, 8-6-43.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 October 2015 17:58:53 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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