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42-76506

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

  • Daniel Loyd

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 78th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Ecouche in P-47 42-25981 - says MACR 5577. US trial papers (case no 11-96) say he was shot to death while prisoner of war at St. Sulpice sur Risle, France, by an SS trooper. In an irregular drum-head court martial he had...

  • Benjamin Mayo

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 78th Fighter Group

  • Robert McIntosh

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 78th Fighter Group

Missions

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 May 2019 11:56:06 general ira snapsorter Changes to markings, unit associations, person associations and mission associations
Sources

Peter Randall - 78th FG D-Day List;

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

MACR 5583 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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