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"FRANCE-If Allied bombing hadn't been too thorough, this hangar at a former German Air Base in France, now serving as a base for a 9th Tactical Air Command fighter group, might have housed the 9th Air Force Republic P-47 Thunderbolt pictured here."



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 386th Fighter Squadron



Date Contributor Update
30 June 2018 17:19:37 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations