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Robert M Blackburn

Military

Radioed his wingman that he had to bail out. After that, not heard of any more.

In Memoriam

Remembered by Major General Robert L Delashaw, San Antonio, TX.

Service

Units served with

  • 405th Fighter Group

    405th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 405th Fighter Group was a fighter bomber unit of the United States Army Air Force in World War II. They group flew P-47 Thunderbolts in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) starting with the buildup to the Invasion of Normandy ("D-Day") through...

  • 509th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-33291

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Last seen at Dortmund-Wambel, Germany, at 11:45 hrs.

Events

Event Location Date
Died 25 March 1945
Enlisted Iowa, USA
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2018 13:42:43 Kauko56 Changes to biography
Sources

MACR

Date Contributor Update
20 November 2014 10:51:55 Emily Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, memoriam, events and unit associations
Sources

Robert L Delashaw, via American Air Museum Memory Book Correspondence.

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