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  P-47D-15-RA "Sleepy Time Gal" Serial Number 42-23224  
USAAF
5th AF
58th FG
69th FS

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September 1944

Aircraft History
Built by Republic at the Indiana Division of Republic Aviation in Evansville, IN. Constructor Number 975. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Disassembled and shipped overseas to the South-West Pacific and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 58th Fighter Group, 69th Fighter Squadron. Nicknamed "Sleepy Time Gal" with the nose art of a girl painted on the nose cowl on a white backaground.

Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

References
Thanks to Kenneth D. Wilson for constructor number

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January 31, 2018

 

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