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Robert H Braun


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  • James Johnson

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-17 Pilot | 398th Bomb Group
    Flew 36 missions out of Nuthampstead between July and December 1944. Shot down September 9th in B-17 43-37509 over Mannheim and crash landed in France. The crew made their way to Paris and then returned to Nuthampstead to resume flying. Johnson’s...

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  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allied...

  • 600th Bomb Squadron


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20 April 2015 16:19:29 jimjohnson22 Changes to highest rank and role

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398th History, Vol II / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia