Republic P-47 "Thunderbolt" | 88

Operator
527th FS, 86th FG, USAAF
Aircraft model
P-47D

This was one of the leading units in the Mediterranean theatre, having fought its way through North Africa, Sicily and Italy. During 1944 it received the Thunderbolt and was used not only for hounding German forces in Italy from its main base at Pisa, but also for escorting B-24 bombers on long range missions as far as Berlin itself.


Aircraft model

P-47 "Thunderbolt"

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_states.svg United States of America | Military

Registration number

88

Republic P-47 "Thunderbolt" | 88