Robert Dean Johnson

Military
media-23255.jpeg UPL 23255 Crew #521
Robert D. Johnson Crew
466th BG - 785th BS
B-24H-30-FO #42-95466 "Madam Shoo Shoo" (this was the a/c they flew overseas. It was not assigned to the 466th BG)

Standing Left to Right: E.S. Stiteler (N), Thompson (B), Herman O. Graf (CP), Robert D. Johnson (P)

Kneeling Left to Right: J.W. Wooten (TG), Anthony D. Malorni (BTG), Stephen Fecho (FE), J.W. Lewis (NTG), R.D. Knight (WG), W. R. Tasker (R/O)

Completed a 31 mission tour 466th Bomb Group collection

466th BG Historian

Object Number - UPL 23255 - Crew #521 Robert D. Johnson Crew 466th BG - 785th BS B-24H-30-FO #42-95466 "Madam Shoo Shoo" (this was the a/c they flew overseas. It was not...

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Units served with

Three little girls hold up a balloon celebrating the 100th mission of the 466th Bomb Group in front of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95592) nicknamed "Black Cat". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'On our 100 Mission party Day- 18 Aug 1944, Attlebridge, 466th- wouldn't it be something if we could identify these girls? How could I do it?'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32540511
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Flight Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18163224
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Nose Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35595398
  • Highest Rank: Technician Third Grade
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Aircraft

The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95268) nicknamed "Penthouse for Ten" of the 466th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-24, 466 BG Attlebridge.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Penthouse for Ten
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Madam Shoo-Shoo

Missions

  • Date: 16 August 1944
  • Date: 13 August 1944
  • Date: 8 August 1944
B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 305th Bomb Group fly in formation.
  • Date: 4 August 1944

Places

Aerial photograph of Attlebridge airfield, looking north, the fuel store and a T2 hangar are in the upper centre, 31 January 1946. Photograph taken by No. 90 Squadron, sortie number RAF/3G/TUD/UK/51. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Attlebridge Arsenal, Station 120

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Toledo, OH 10 December 1919

Other

Transit to ETO via Southern Route

Belem, Brazil 12 April 1944 Flew to Belem from British Guiana.

Other

Transit to ETO via Southern Route

Fortaleza, Brazil 13 April 1944 Flew to Fortaleza from Belem. 5 hours flight time

Other

Transit to ETO via Southern Route

Dakar, French West Africa (now Senegal) 17 April 1944 Flew across the Atlantic to Dakar. 12 hours 20 minutes flight time.

Other

Transit to ETO via Southern Route

Marrakesh, Morroco 18 April 1944 Flew to Marrakesh from Dakar. 6 hours flight time

Other

Transit to ETO via Southern Route

RAF Valley, Wales, UK 21 April 1944 Flew to RAF Valley from Marrakesh. 11 hours flight time. Aircraft #42-95466 which they had picked up new and brought to England was taken from them at RAF Valley.

Other

Theatre Crew Training

RAF Cluntoe 29 April 1944 - 7 May 1944 No.4 Combat Crew Replacement Center

Other

Assigned to the 466th BG

RAF Attlebridge 16 May 1944

Other

466th BG Combat Tour

RAF Attlebridge 25 May 1944 - 10 September 1944 Completed a 35 mission tour

Died

Sylvania, OH 30 June 1994

Buried/ Commemorated

Toledo, OH 2 July 1994 Calvary Cemetery Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
Toledo, OH, USA 2304 Robinwood

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466th BG Archives - Stephen Feco Diary

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