In autumn 1944 a skinny young "jug" pilot bid his Australian sweetheart goodbye from the skies over Melbourne [P-47 Thunderbolt fighter evokes memories of WWII service in New Guinea]

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Summary

Brief history of a P-47 pilot during World War II.

Subject

National Air and Space Museum

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Smithsonian Vol. 23 (Journal)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

October 1992

Topic

  • Airplanes
  • Aeronautics
  • World War, 1939-1945

Physical description

pp. 15-17

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