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The P-47 was one of the toughest planes in use in World War 2, and this side-scrolling shoot 'em up puts you in control of one as you take on hordes of Nazis. 16-bit versions have a simultaneous 2-player mode, as well as the ability to wrap-around the game with increased difficulty up to 4 times.

You are initially armed with a machine gun, but can also pick up bombs, spray missiles and multi-missiles by picking up the appropriate letter. Each weapon can be upgraded by picking up further tokens of the same type. Tokens offering extra lives and speed-ups are also on offer.


P47 Thunderbolt Amstrad CPC Your second target
P47 Thunderbolt Amstrad CPC Boss
P47 Thunderbolt Amstrad CPC About to receive an extra life
P47 Thunderbolt Amstrad CPC Statistics

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Alternate Titles

  • "P-47: The Freedom Fighter" -- In-game title

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Tilt Mar, 1990 16 out of 20 80


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Kabushi (218187) added P47 Thunderbolt (Amstrad CPC) on Nov 27, 2005
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