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dahiot daniel
24th August 2006, 16:54

I seek the loss of one P47 at the date of August 4, 1944. MIA pilot?

According to the report/ratio of the Major John C Carvey G3 Air Connection Officer of the 36th Fighter Group of the 83rd Inf Division "on August 4, Subject: 9 enemy boats, positioned in front of the town of Saint Suliac. Following the attack of our apparatuses, all ships touched and strongly damaged, in escape towards Saint Malo. A tenth ship, was saw and left in flames in front of the city of Minihic, (Basin of Rance) in the attack of this ship, an apparatus was lost (P47) loss in flames in this sector, not of parachute saw ".

Thank you

Alex Smart
25th August 2006, 16:49
Hello Daniel,

MACR 7851
23rd FS
Pilot could have been Robert Morton.
Squadron Name "Easy's Angels"

Details from the P47 Database and 36FG website


dahiot daniel
29th August 2006, 09:31
Hi Alex,

According to a friend in the MACR the loss of P47 42-22782 is given for Mans.
The Pile Robert Morton, KIA? MIA?

Knows one them missions of 36th FG for the day of August 4 44.

Thank you


JP Favrais
31st August 2006, 22:44
Bonsoir Daniel
According the MACR 7851 the P.47 42-22782 pilot Lt. Robert MORTON ( POW)
shot down to 22 Km N. NW of LE MANS ( St. CHRISTOPHE DU JAMBET) 20h15
jean paul

dahiot daniel
1st September 2006, 11:00
Merci Jean Paul !