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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...

  • 388th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Morris Weiner

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 365th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 388FS, 365FG, 9AF USAAF. Suffered a mid air collision with 1st Lt Allen Guest emerging from the overcast over Omaha beach, 23-Jul-44. Though both A/C crashed, Guest managed to bail out and though injured was pulled out of the sea by a Royal...

Places

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) English Channel 23 July 1944

Collided with another 365th FG P-47 while climbing through overcast at the French coast. Pilot Morris Weiner was KIA.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 December 2020 03:37:26 466thHistorian Changes to production block number
Sources

https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=10214292569528211&set=g.51149364207

Date Contributor Update
21 December 2020 03:33:59 466thHistorian Changes to markings, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

"Thunderbolts of The Hell Hawks" - Barnes, Crump and Sutherland
page 30

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8215 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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