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John D Motsenbocker Jr

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Hoya on 8 May 44 in P-47 #4276227

Service

Units served with

  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. It flew all three of the USAAF's principal fighters. On D-Day every available Thunderbolt provided air cover to the Allied...

  • 83rd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Prisoner of War (POW) Hoya, Germany 8 May 1944
Promoted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2015 12:12:38 Lucy May Changes to suffix, service number and events
Sources

Combined two entries. Now contains information from the following sources:
MACR 4807 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4807 / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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