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John Robert Brown Jr

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 363rd Fighter Group

    363rd Fighter Group

    Group
    Equipped with P-51s, the Group entered combat from England in February 1944, flying bomber escort and ground-strafing missions. They took part in the invasion of Normandy, protecting gliders and troop carriers on 6 and 7 June. In September 1944, now...

  • 382nd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-106647 "Big Mac Junior"

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 381FS, 363FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) 8-Aug-44; strafing boats was hit by flak belly landed vicinity of Quimper pilot Lt John R. Brown EVD A/C strafed and set alight. MACR 7800

Events

Event Location Date
Evaded capture 8 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 October 2019 13:40:04 Al_Skiff Changes to media associations
Sources

Key Image ID

Date Contributor Update
27 October 2015 16:40:42 dan35 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality and highest rank
Sources

http://www.absa3945.com/Pertes%20Bretagne/Finistere/pertes_usaaf_finiste...

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