Assigned to 492FS, 48FG, 9AF USAAF.
The Group moved to England in March 1944 and were stationed at Ibsley where the pilots trained in P-47s in preparation for the Allied invasion of Normandy. The wartime motto was in Latin 'vulneratus non victus' (Unconquered even though wounded). ...
Military site : airfield
Built during 1940-41 as a fighter base satellite for RAF Middle Wallop, Ibsley opened in 1941 when incomplete. It eventually had three concrete runways, 18 hardstandings plus 18 double pen dispersals, and two Bellman plus 12 blister hangars, after...
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|19 June 2020 20:17:23||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, unit associations and place associations|