Creator

Unknown

Date

1945-04

Creation Date

2008-06-11

Description

Black & White photograph of Ninth Army Air Force, 365th Fighter Group, crew members servicing Republic P-47 Thunderbolt fighter airplanes at the Fritzlar, Germany (Y.86), airfield, circa April 1945. The P-47 Thunderbolt that is shown second from the left with B4 painted on the fuselage was flown by the 387th Fighter Squadron. The two P-47s on the bottom right with D5 painted on their fuselages were flown by the 386th Fighter Squadron.

Digital Collection

Arnold Clayton Watkins World War II Photograph Collection, 1942-1945

Collection Number

SpC MS 0006

Finding Aid

https://digitalcommons.pittstate.edu/fa/3/

Object Type

Photograph

Image Format

Still Image

Location

Europe--Germany--Hesse--Fritzlar

Publisher Digital

Pittsburg State University, Kansas, Axe Library, Special Collections

Notes

Pittsburg State University, Special Collections, 6, Watkins, Arnold Clayton, Envelope 3, 09. Contributed by Joan F. Watkins.

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Keywords

World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American--Photographs; United States. Army Air Forces--History--Photographs; Airplanes, Military--Markings--United States--Photographs; Thunderbolt (Fighter planes)--Photographs; Fritzlar (Germany)--History--Photographs

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