Skip to main content
Edit entry 

42-26124

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 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...

People

  • James Dyar

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 365th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 388FS, 365FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recon from Azeville to Vire, France in P-47 42-26124 18-Jul-44. With the rest of his unit, became embroiled in melee with 15 x Me109's and 4 x P-51's. After action completed, one of...

  • Zell Smith

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 365th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 388FS, 365FG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 110 combat missions over France and Germany. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 18 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 July 2016 23:57:10 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

Chris Brassfield

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

MACR 6885 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Share