The Warrior Next Door Podcast

Ken Thomas - P-47 Thunderbolt Fighter Pilot, China Burna India Theater WWII Series 13 Episode 1 of 4

August 08, 2022 Ryan Fairfield, Tony Lupo Season 2 Episode 64
The Warrior Next Door Podcast
Ken Thomas - P-47 Thunderbolt Fighter Pilot, China Burna India Theater WWII Series 13 Episode 1 of 4
Show Notes

Welcome to Episode 1 of the four part Ken Thomas Series. 2nd Lt Thomas was a fighter pilot flying the fabled fighter-bomber P-47 Thunderbolt in the China Burma India Theater against Japanese targets as part of the 88 Fighter Squadron of the 80th Fighter Group. In this episode Ken talks about his efforts to get into the fighter training program and we also introduce our guest co-hosts from the Oklahoma Air National Guard 138th Tactical Fighter Wing.