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Ben D Johnston Jr

Military

Crashed SE of Brunswick on a bomber support mission on 29 Mar 1944 in P-51B 43-12452. Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

Units served with

  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Group
    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

  • 357th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Prisoner of war 29 March 1944
Lived in Jacksonville, Florida

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3447, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces

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