Canute M Johnson

Military

Object Number - UPL 30702 - Lishon crew. 381st BG, 534th BS. Photo from "The Mighty Men of the 381st: Heroes All' by Dr. James Good Brown.

ETTG, Lishon crew. 381st BG, 534th BS. Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30772 'Bobby T'. Mission #36 to the shipyards at Bremen, Germany. MACR 1398. The crew were together in captivity on a train to Frankfurt and then they were separated. Prisoner of War at Stalag Luft XVIIB.
Credited with one German fighter damaged on 30 July 1943 and one German fighter damaged on 17 August 1943.

POW

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Units served with

The insignia of the 381st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Air base

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-736850
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-434855
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-680243
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32470317
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 31162713
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Bobby T
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 323rd Bomb Squadron 534th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Stalag 17b, Krems an der Donau, Austria

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

18 August 1997

Born

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 8 October 1943 Stalag Luft XVIIB

Revisions

Date15 Dec 2017 02:44:20
ContributorARowe95
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Date27 Nov 2017 04:22:14
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Date27 Nov 2017 04:04:42
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Date27 Sep 2014 18:05:01
ContributorAAM
Sources

381st Bomb Group Memorial Association, March 1999; MACR 1398 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1398 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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