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42-8624

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 358th Fighter Group

    358th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 358th Fighter Group flew seventeen missions with the Eighth Air Force from Leiston air base. At the beginning of February 1944 the Group were transferred to the Ninth Air Force in exchange for the 357th Fighter Group. With the Ninth, the Group went...

  • 366th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Cecil Brown

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 359th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 368FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Ramrod withdrawal support suffered engine malady's in P-47D 42-75104, baled out into North Sea 20 miles NNW of Knocke, Belgium. Seen to land successfully and made it to dingy, ASR searched without success. 13-Apr...

  • Charles Miller

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 358th Fighter Group
    Charles H Miller served as a pilot with the 358th Fighter Group. He was shot down by flak over Tessy on a mission from Advanced Landing Ground no. 14 in France on 29 July 1944. He was Killed in Action and is buried in Normandy American Cemetery.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 29 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8046 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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