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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. The 78th FG flew each of the three US built principal fighters of the AAF in the ETO. In their Thundetbolts, the 78th FG ...

  • 84th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Robert Belliveau

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 495th Fighter Training Group
    Assigned to 84FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Completed Tour of Duty (ETD). Transferred to 495FTG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (7OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • John Fee

    Military | Flight Officer | Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) 18 September 1944 ...

  • Ernest Russell

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine | 495th Fighter Training Group
    Ernest Russell was born 16 April 1923 in Jackson, MS, the first son of Ernest and Mildred Green Russell. His family lived in many towns in Mississippi and Louisiana, mainly Hattiesburg and Bay St. Louis, MS. ...

Missions

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Hollland 18 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 May 2019 11:18:18 general ira snapsorter Changes to events, person associations and mission associations
Sources

Peter Randall - 78th FG D-Day List;

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8998 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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