Roland W Johnson

Military

Object Number - UPL 28187 - Stalag Luft 1Barth , Germany North Compound Block 2 Room 15 Drawing of Block 2 & Names of the POW's from 1st. Lt. Richard F. Lemanski's...

After being badly damaged over Berlin on a mission to Genshagen near Berlin on 6 Mar 1944, B-24H #42-52450 crashed on the return N of Amsterdam. Prisoner of War (POW)

POW

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Personnel of the 458th Bomb Group gather around a B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-29303) nicknamed "Liberty Lib" in order to transfer a casualty into a waiting ambulance. Image via Harry Holmes. Written on slide casing: '458th BG.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 754th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36186643 and O-811316
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 754th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36289442
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 754th Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Cadott, Wisconsin, USA

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 1944-03-06

Revisions

Date8 Jan 2015 15:50:18
ContributorED-BB
Sources

NARA WWII POW records

Date27 Sep 2014 18:24:26
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3350 / MACR 3350, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces & Page 310 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Co 1998 edition, D790.A2S45 & Page 277of the book LIBERATORS OVER EUROPE by Mackay, Bailey & Scorza, D790G458 &

href="http://www.458bg.com/crew52ballard.htm">http://www.458bg.com/crew52ballard.htm> / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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