P-47, "Gilde Jean"

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Dublin Core

Title

P-47, "Gilde Jean"

Subject

Airplanes

Description

"Gilde Jean" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Gilde Jean. Hill described a flight in this P-47, 'the largest and heaviest WWII single-engined single-seat fighter ever built.' First used in the European theater, the 'final version, the P-47N, was built primarily for use against the Japanese in the Pacific theater.' Known for 'ruggedness and dependability... the pilots who flew it into combat called it 'unbreakable,' and 'the plane that can do anything." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

1945

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.1691

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill