Mechanics performing maintenance on P-47s of 365th and 368th Fighter Group, in Chievres Belgium, during World War II
Chievres Belgium Date:1944, December Duration:1 min 14 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Scenes at the U.S. Army Air Corps 365th Fighter Group and 368th Fighter Group base at Chievres Airfield (A-84) in Chièvres Belgium, during World War II. Mechanics changing wheel and tire on a P-47 thunderbolt airplane. P-47 named "Mortician's Delight" is seen (Lt. Neal Worley of 387th Squadron). Olive drab razor back P-47 and an shiny aluminum P-47 with bubble canopy, parked on a hard stand with maintenance equipment around them. Maintenance truck with "Hard Luck (T.S.)" painted on its back. Mechanics performing maintenance on several P-47s. Runway controller with signal light at side of runway, with P-47 landing and one waiting to take off, in the background.
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