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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...

  • 352nd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Gordon Willits

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Hit trees and crashed near Bad Zwischenahn in P-47 #4222768

Events

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

Revisions

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

MACR 3625 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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