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42-22759

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 351st Fighter Squadron

People

  • Albert Barlow

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. 60 missions. Credited 1 kill. Baled out of his aircraft on 29-May-44 and rescued by ASR [RTD]. Hit by flak and baled out when engine afire, A/C P-47 'Jeannie' 42-22759 crashed near Aachen 8-Sep-44. Evaded (EVD)....

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 8 September 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 8564 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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