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42-76021

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force


    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 325th Fighter Group
  • 317th Fighter Squadron

    317th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 317th Fighter Squadron was activated on 1 July 1942 at Theodore Green Airport, Providence, Rhode Island, as part of the 325th Fighter Group, the "Checker Tails". After six months of intensive training in the P-40 Warhawk, the 317th embarked for...

People

  • Lewis Chick

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine/squadron commander | 355th Fighter Group
    Lt Col USAF retired AAC-AAF-USAF 1937- 1958 ETO Jan 1943 - Dec 1943 (4th FG & 355th FG) MTO Dec 1943 - July 1944 CO 317th FS 325th FG 6 air kills (all ME-109s) while flying P-47D s/n 42-76021 #10 "Rocky"

Places

  • Lesina

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 November 2016 23:25:02 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

"Aces of the 325th Fighter Group" - Thomas G. Ivie
page 54

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