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Crash photo from German Captured Records (NARA) : J-703 https://catalog.archives.gov/id/131494559

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  • William Smith

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Michael Smith was piloting P-47 #42-76337 on an escort mission of B-26s to Creil, France on 17 March 1944. Managed to evade being shot down by two Focke-Wulfe 190s, but had to try to land due to sudden oil leak and his engine going dead. After belly...

Aircraft

  • 42-76337

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Michael Smith was piloting P-47 #42-76337 on an escort mission of B-26s to Creil, France on 17 March 1944. He managed to evade being shot down by two Focke-Wulfe 190s, but had to try to land due to sudden oil leak and his engine going dead. After belly...

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Date Contributor Update
07 March 2020 08:47:13 ED-BB Created entry with caption, person associations and aircraft associations
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Photo from NARA Captured German Records : J-703 https://catalog.archives.gov/id/131494559

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