USAAF Nose Art Research Project


 

Employees of Oil-o-Matic
P-47D-5-RE 42-8593

358th Fighter Group, 365th Fighter Squadron



We have been unable to locate any photograph of this aircraft.
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Purchased through War Bonds made by employees of the Williams Oil-o-Matic factory, Bloomington, New York. Assigned to 358th Fighter Group based at Raydon, England it was shot down by flak on 3 February 1945 while protecting the bombers on a massive raid on Berlin. Pilot was killed.





 
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