Ground crewmen lift out the unconscious pilot, Lt. Jacob C Blazicek from a Republic P-47D Thunderbolt after his flak riddled plane crash-landed on a newly constructed Advanced Landing Ground (ALG-A3) at Cardonville, France. 16-Jun-44. P-47D 42-76436 CP-D 367FS, 358FG, 9AF.
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...
Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
Military site : airfield
|26 May 2018 21:10:24||Pyker||Changes to caption, person associations and place associations|
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|25 May 2018 18:50:42||Al_Skiff||Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations|