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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 48th Fighter Group

    48th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in March 1944 and were stationed at Ibsley where the pilots trained in P-47s in preparation for the Allied invasion of Normandy. The wartime motto was in Latin 'vulneratus non victus' (Unconquered even though wounded). ...

People

  • Norman Johnson

    Military | Flight Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 48th Fighter Group
    Flew combat in the Aleutians campaign, for outstanding service over Kiska, he was awarded the air medal by General Butler. After a period of leave he was assigned to 492FS, 48FG, 9AF USAAF in Jan-44. Shot down while flying interdiction near the...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 15 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5683 / MACR 6673 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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