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George F Johnson Jr.

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 702nd Bomb Squadron
  • 703rd Bomb Squadron
  • 855th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Warwick, RI, USA 3 November 1923
Died East Greenwich, RI 02818, USA 3 April 1994
Buried Exeter, RI, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 August 2017 20:43:15 Peadee Changes to role
Sources

Daughter, Pamela Johnson Dvorsky

Date Contributor Update
24 October 2016 01:48:07 Peadee Changes to unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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Daughter

Date Contributor Update
24 October 2016 01:31:27 Peadee Changes to events
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Daughter

Date Contributor Update
24 October 2016 01:04:02 Peadee Changes to biography
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Daughter

Date Contributor Update
24 October 2016 01:01:24 Peadee Changes to awards
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Daughter Pam Dvorsky

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / WWW.491st.org roster / son, Greig E. Johnson

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