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"1 SAD-2 JULY 44 (2057)(WPU BATTLE DAMAGE P47 42-76297 ST-AUBIN-SUR-MER) FR"

From the date, could be a salvage party, as this P-47 belly landed on 'Juno' beach near St-Aubin-Sur-Mer on 10-Jun-44, its pilot 2Lt John A. Weese having been hit by flak and mortally wounded.

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  • John Weese

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 386FS, 365BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) area patrol of Cherbourg peninsula in P-47D 42-76297 10-Jun-44; Hit by flak, attempted belly landing on Juno beach, Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, France. Though he gave no indication to his flight...

Aircraft

  • 42-76297

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 386FS, 365BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) area patrol of Cherbourg peninsula 10-Jun-44; Hit by flak, pilot 2lt John A Weese attempted belly landing on Juno beach, Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, France. Killed in Action (KIA)

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Date Contributor Update
06 June 2019 20:52:35 Al_Skiff Changes to caption
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Date Contributor Update
06 June 2019 20:11:22 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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