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1st Lt. John W. Rohrs KIA on March 2, 1945. Rohrs was credited with a 1/2 kill of a ME262 jet fighter on January 14, 1945 along with Lt. George Rosen. Rohrs flew with the 351st Fighter Squadron in the 353rd Fighter Group out of Raydon AF

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  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

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    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

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  • John Rohrs

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited 1/2 share of Me262. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Ruhland in P-51 44-14781 'Don-Helen'; pursuing Me109 through bomber formation hit by flak or friendly fire, crashed near Madel. Killed in Action (KIA)...

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    14 January 1945

  • 859

    2 March 1945

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13 February 2017 16:36:33 dwgdallas Created entry with collection and caption
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