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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    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...

  • 387th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Julius Almond

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 365th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 387FS, 365FG, 9AF USAAF. Flew 94 missions over France, Belgium, and Germany. Completed Tour Duty (ETD). ...

Places

  • Gosfield

    Military site : airfield
    First used as an airfield during the First World War, when known as Royal Flying Corps/RAF Sible Hedingham, it was built as Gosfield for the Eighth Air Force and then Ninth Air Force in 1942-43. Home to first the 365th Fighter Group, then the 397th...

  • Beaulieu

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 December 2020 00:52:58 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

corrected airfield connections

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2020 23:36:07 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations and place associations
Sources

"Thunderbolts of The Hell Hawks" - Barnes, Crump & Sutherland, page 283
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_fighters/p47_4.html

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