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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 356th Fighter Group

    356th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 356th Fighter Group flew 413 missions between 15 October 1943 and 7 May 1945 and suffered the highest ratio of losses to enemy aircraft claims of any Eighth Air Force Group. This gave the Group the reputation of being the 'hard luck' outfit. The...

  • 360th Fighter Squadron

People

  • John Garlent

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 9 September 1944. Lt. Garlent's flight was strafing a train in the vicinity of Wetzlar, Germany. When the flight was attacked by 4 F. W. 190's, Lt. Garlent's ship was seen to crash and burn. His plane was P-47 'Old Master' #4222469

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 9 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8656 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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