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 HQ Batallón) August 07, 2016

On Jan. 18, 2014, German volunteers led by researcher Uwe Benkel excavated the remains of an American Thunderbolt fighter that went down southwest of Darmstadt, Germany, in World War II.

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 HQ Batallón) August 05, 2016

This P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft was one of three that had departed from Republic Airport at the American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale, New York, on Long Island, which is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the P-47.

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The P-47 was designed around the powerful Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp, 18 cylindre engine—the same engine used by two very successful U.S. Navy fighters, the Grumman F6F Hellcat, Vought F4U Corsair, F7F Tigercat, F8F Bearcat, P-61 Black Widow, A-26 Invader and many others. The P-47D-...read more

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 HQ Comando Supremo) February 02, 2015

This docu-drama produced by the United States Army Air Forces during World War Two details the planning required for fighter coverage during an allied bombing raid on Emden, Germany.

The film shows the departure of P-47s and P-38s, rendezvous of fighter escort with bomber formations, air...read more

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 HQ Batallón) November 22, 2014
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  1. Steam shovel working on Siegfried Line defenses, strafed by P-47 of the 405 Group.
  2. Night photo of a P-47 with all eight 50 cal. guns blazing
  3. A Republic P-47D Thunderbolt makes a low-level pass.
  4. Close-ordered as infantrymen, these Republic P-47s stand on the deck
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Republic Aviation 's P-47 Thunderbolt, also known as the "Jug," was the largest, heaviest, and most expensive fighter aircraft in history to be powered by a single reciprocating engine. It was one of the main United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) fighters of World War II, and served with other...read more

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