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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...

People

  • Charles Earnhart

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Chuck Earnhart enlisted at the end of 1939 in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) in Canada, thus well before the entry of the US into the war. After flying a number of missions on Spitfires and shooting down 4 enemy aircraft and damaging another on...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Belgium 28 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2015 10:01:49 ED-BB Changes to markings
Sources

Added A/C ID letters

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

MACR 6551 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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