Capt. John Brown and ground crew of the 382nd FS with their P-51B 42-106647 C3-D "Big Mac Junior" in France during July 1944. Tailplane in left of shot is 42-106737.
Equipped with P-51s, the Group entered combat from England in February 1944, flying bomber escort and ground-strafing missions. They took part in the invasion of Normandy, protecting gliders and troop carriers on 6 and 7 June. In September 1944, now...
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Assigned to 381FS, 363FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) 8-Aug-44; strafing boats was hit by flak belly landed vicinity of Quimper pilot Lt John R. Brown EVD A/C strafed and set alight. MACR 7800
Assigned to 382FS, 363FG, 9AF USAAF. Transferred to 355FS, 354FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Lemons-Dreux, France area 8-Aug-44. Lt Garland Page abandoned A/C Evreux-Chartres area. MACR 8499
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