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John L Downing

Military

Lt. John L. Downing joined HQ in April 1943, transferring to the 370th Fighter Squadron on 2 March 1944, then returned to HQ in May 1944. He was then assigned to the 496th FTG on 7 August 1944. Lt. Downing flew 83 combat missions with the 359th Fighter Group.

Oct. 1943-Aug. 1944, P-47D 'Big Dog'

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  • Charles Bosken

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Crew Chief | 359th Fighter Group

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Events

Event Location Date
Born Atmore, Alabama
Transferred

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 June 2019 13:00:04 Emily Changes to role, biography and events
Sources

Brought together information from duplicate record Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History

Transferred biography by Janet Fogg, 359th Fighter Group Historian from media record

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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