Republic P-47 Thunderbolt | 42-75140 | HV-M

Operator
61st FS, 56th FG, 8th AF, USAAF
Aircraft model
P-47D-10-RE

Pilot - Polish ace Cpt.Boleslaw 'Mike' Gladych. Flew this aircraft on 6 march 1944 (D-Day) he has destroyed one FW.190 (No.13). When he flew back to base he bale out due to low of fuel. Two insignia of the other P-47s of this pilot - P-47D-28-RE (No.44-19718) and P-47M-1-RE (No.44-21127). These aircraft also named 'Pengie' (the name of his Canadian girl friend).


Aircraft model

P-47 "Thunderbolt"

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_states.svg United States of America | Military

Registration number

HV-M

Serial number

42-75140

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt | 42-75140 | HV-M


According other source: Boxted, England, July 1944.


Aircraft model

P-47 "Thunderbolt"

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_states.svg United States of America | Military

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt | 42-75140 | HV-M