"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.
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...
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...