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John B Murphy

Military

P-40E 11th FS 343rd FG PTO
P-47D /P-51D 359th FG ETO
6.75 air kills inc 1 ME-163

Service

Units served with

  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...

  • 370th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-106878

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 370FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Beaumont area shot down by Fw190 near Nogent Sur Oise pilot Lt Theophalus A Williams Killed in Action (KIA) 17-Aug-44. MACR 8125.

  • 44-13966

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 370FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 February 2017 06:24:32 fugari Changes to highest rank, biography, awards, events and media associations
Sources

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:43 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list / Unit History

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