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USAAF Nose Art Research Project


 

War Bond Plane #28
P-47D-22-RE 42-26046

Unknown



 
We have been unable to locate any photograph of this aircraft.
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One of more than 40 Thunderbolts purchased through War Bonds bought by employees of its manufacturer Republic Aviation Corporation. This reputedly completed 200 missions without suffering a technical abort. it finally retired from operations at a special ceremony. In addition to the dedication plaque on the fuselage the planes was also painted with the ribbons of a DFC, Air Medal and a Purple Heart.


No mission listing is currently available for this aircraft


© Ray Bowden 14 November 2018