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John W Johnson

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) in B17 42-30353 'Ten Knights in a Bar Room' on mission to Kiel, Germany

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30353 'Ten Knights in a Bar Room'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/5/43; Gr Isle 3/6/43; Dow Fd 27/6/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-Z] Horham 27/6/43; 334BS [BG-C]; 38m, transferred 388BG Aphrodite Project [remote controlled flying bomb filled with Torpex explosives], Knettishall; 803BS RCM...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 25 July 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology Supplement p. 350, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop & Hey p. 503, WWII Memorial / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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