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42-26419

P-47 Thunderbolt

Assigned to 492FS, 48FG, 9AF USAAF.

Service

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 48th Fighter Group

    48th Fighter Group

    Group
    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). ...

  • 492nd Fighter Squadron

Places

  • Ibsley

    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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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
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
Sources

http://p-47.database.pagesperso-orange.fr/Database/42-2xxxx.htm

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