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Thunderbolt (Fighter plane) (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Thunderbolt (Fighter plane)
Used for/see from:
  • Jug (Fighter plane)
  • P-47 (Fighter plane)
  • P-47 Thunderbolt (Fighter plane)
  • Republic P-47 (Fighter plane)
  • Republic P-47 Thunderbolt (Fighter plane)
  • Earlier heading: Thunderbolt (Fighter planes)
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Wikipedia, 9 Dec. 2009: P-47 Thunderbolt (The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, also known as the "Jug, " was the biggest, heaviest, and most expensive fighter aircraft in history to be powered by a single reciprocating engine; it was one of the main United States Army Air Forces fighters of World War II, and also served with other Allied air forces; the P-47 was effective in air combat but proved especially adept at ground attack; it had eight .50-caliber machine guns, four per wing; when fully loaded the P-47 could weigh up to eight tons)