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"By radio a Republic P-47 gives lowdown on enemy tank columns in Northern France."

- P-47 Elsie II flown on the deck by Major David N Harmon, 365th FG, radios information on enemy tanks to an advancing US tank column in northern France.



  • 9th Air Force
  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 386th Fighter Squadron


  • David Harmon

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot / Asst group Op's Officer
    Assigned to 386 365BG, 9AF USAAF. Assistant group Operations Officer. On a dive bombing mission in support of V Corps, having seen heavy AA fire whilst bombing German tank positions. Set up a strafing pass on flak positions and was hit by a 20mm round...


Date Contributor Update
19 May 2018 18:47:45 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations