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Robert N Greene

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) - crashed near Arnhem in P-47D 'Patrica Baby' 42-75815 when strafing ground positions to clear the way for the allied airborne invasion (Market Garden).

Service

Units served with

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 351st Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-75815 Patrica Baby

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-22767

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred 'war weary' to 551FTS, 495FTG, 8AF USAAF.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Norfolk, Va, United States
Killed in action Hollland 17 September 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 August 2019 10:28:13 fcpaauwe Changes to biography
Sources

"Searching for Lieutenant Greene - the 351st Fighter Squadron and Operation Market Garden" (2007) by Frederik C. Paauwe

Date Contributor Update
20 August 2019 10:26:32 fcpaauwe Changes to nickname and biography
Sources

"Searching for Lieutenant Greene" ( 2007) by Frederik C Paauwe

Date Contributor Update
15 November 2016 12:00:14 Al_Skiff Changes to biography
Sources

Correction of name - Patrica Baby not Patricia Baby - www.fold3.com photo.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8802 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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