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Lt. Robert S Johnson [ Lawton, OK ] 61st Fighter Squadron. P-47C 41-6235 HV-P "Half Pint". Well known photo but worth looking at again as contrary to popular belief, this a/c was not written off but repaired and issued to the 9th AF's 36th FG where it was finally lost on 18 August 1944.



  • Robert Johnson

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot
    Robert S Johnson enlisted in 1941 and shortly selected for flying training as a bomber pilot, he was commissioned in July 1942. In January 1943, he was assigned to the 56th Fighter Group and travelled with them to England, he was unqualified to fly...


  • 41-6235 Half Pint

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Robert S. Johnson's aircraft from c. March 1943 to 26 June 1943. Assigned to 36 F/G & lost 13 Aug 44


Date Contributor Update
09 August 2017 14:29:54 WD-C Mustang Changes to caption

Corrected minor misspelling

Date Contributor Update
29 January 2015 13:48:14 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, person associations and aircraft associations