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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...

  • 386th Fighter Squadron

People

  • William Ward

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 365th Fighter Group
    Ward was the first fighter pilot assigned to the 365th FG at it's inception. He also led the last 365th FG combat mission. He flew two tours and 98 combat missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Obbicht, Netherlands 18 September 1944

Crashed with 2LT Jesse Roundtree, KIA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 December 2020 03:46:44 466thHistorian Changes to nicknames, markings, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

"Thunderbolts of The Hell Hawks" - pages 63, 249
https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/50091

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

MACR 9106 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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