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Ground personnel work on a P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 42-28572) nicknamed "Lil Abner II" of the 57th Fighter Group, 12th Air Force. Image via RL Cavanagh. Handwritten caption on reverse: '57 FG, 316 ASC, Corsica.'

P-47D-28-RA #42-28752 "Lil Abner II" Code:

IWM catalogue record

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Ground personnel work on a P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 42-28572) nicknamed "Lil Abner II" of the 57th Fighter Group, 12th Air Force. Image via RL Cavanagh. Handwritten caption on reverse: '57 FG, 316 ASC, Corsica.'

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Units

  • 57th Fighter Group

    57th Fighter Group

    Group
    The group was first activated as the 57th Pursuit Group in January 1941, flying P-40 Warhawks as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later assigned to the I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York. It trained in New England and...

Aircraft

Locations

  • Alto

    Military site : airfield

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 December 2016 01:04:28 466thHistorian Changes to caption and place associations
Sources

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_fighters/p47_4.html

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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