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"Close up of Brig Gen Leon W Johnson C/O of group from Jan 43 to Sept 43 and led his group on Ploesti. Johnson is a native of Moline, KS."

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Units

  • 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. ...

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

People

  • Leon Johnson

    Military | Brigadier General | Pilot; Commanding Officer
    Superior leadership during the Ploesti raid 1 August 1943 in B-24 #41-23817 'Suzy Q. ' ...

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Date Contributor Update
28 March 2018 11:00:35 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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