These profiles were created for the book Squadrons! No. 2 – The Republic Thunderbolt Mk I by Phil Listemann. Five profiles were created for the book.
Thunderbolt Mk I HD144 was assigned to No 73 Operational Training Unit based at Fayid in Egypt in the Autumn of 1944.
Finally, Thunderbolt Mk I HD133 of No 258 Squadron was flown by P/O Peter Stead from Arkonam, India, during the Autumn of 1944.