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USAAF Nose Art Research Project


 

Axis Buster from Custer (The)
P-47D



 

Photo thanks to Steve Wolff

A war bond purchase by citizens of Custer County, Nebraska in 1943 who raised in excess of the $75000 required by the War Department to buy and dedicate a pursuit ship. The 5-digit serial on the tail fin indicates an early production Thunderbolt and the dedication is in a similar style to a number of P47s which were despatched to fighter groups in the ETO.


No mission listing is currently available for this aircraft


© Ray Bowden 21 October 2019