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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

People

  • Harold Shook

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 404th Fighter Group
    Hal began to realize his childhood dream of flying when, on his 21st birthday, he entered flight training for the Army Air Corp. He graduated just days after Pearl Harbor and remained in the states as an instructor pilot, further sharpening his flying...

Places

  • Winkton

    Military site : airfield
    Prepared as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943, the land was released for grazing before it was again selected for aircraft use, and improved for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. Used briefly by the 404th Fighter Group, it was then abandoned,...

  • Juvincourt

    Military site : airfield

  • Chipelle

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Hollland 26 December 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 April 2019 01:53:26 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, nicknames, markings, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.winkton.net/pages/p47swinkton.htm

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 11993 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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