P-47D-22-RE 42-26062 "Big John III", Pilot Lieutenant Colonel Lane Ruehlen, 9th AF, 36th FG, 23rd FS
The Group, as the 36th Pursuit Group, were part of the defence force for the Caribbean area and the Panama Canal in 1941, flying P-39s and P-40s out of Puerto Rico. By May 1944 the 36th Fighter Group were flying their first missions out of England...
Military | Lieutenant Colonel | P-47 Pilot
|19 July 2019 15:46:42||wjteegarden||Changes to caption|
|19 July 2019 07:27:07||Pyker||Changes to caption|
Corrected aircraft name to Big John III. (as seen in photo)
|19 July 2019 05:46:51||wjteegarden||Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations|