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Capt. Robert D Brown, [Chicago, IL], 362nd Fighter Squadron. P-51B 43-6556 G4-B "Chicago Gun Moll”. Capt. Brown was flying this a/c on 27 May 1944 when he baled out and was interned in Switzerland.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...

  • 362nd Fighter Squadron


  • Robert Brown

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 362FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Claimed 3rd aerial victory on bomber escort to Ludwigshafen, victims debris damaged A/C P -51B 43-6556 which crashed at Lütisburg on 27-May-44. Baled out, suffering broken leg from collision with tailplane and...



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12 July 2017 18:21:07 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations