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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft (UN-V, serial number 41-6325), named "Lucky Little Devil" of the 56th Fighter Group. This aircraft was piloted by First Lieutenant John W. Vogt Junior, in the 63rd Fighter Squadron. On 26th January the aircraft was transferred to the 365th Fighter Group, a Ninth Air Force unit. Handwritten on slide:"16 MM"

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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...

  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Group
    Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...

  • 63rd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:45:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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