2LT Robert S. Johnson of the 61st Fighter Squadron, 56th FG climbs into his P-47C, May 1943.
IWM catalogue record
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Pilot of the 56th Fighter Group climbs into cockpit of P-47 Thunderbolt.
Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...
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...
Robert S. Johnson's aircraft from c. March 1943 to 26 June 1943.
Assigned to 36 F/G & lost 13 Aug 44