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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.

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  • 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...

Aircraft

  • 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

Revisions

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

Date Contributor Update
29 January 2015 13:48:14 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, person associations and aircraft associations
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http://www.littlefriends.co.uk

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