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John L . Hustis

Military

Was last seen diving on a column of trucks in a strafing attack. Believed to have bailed out. Body found later. Buried in Normandy American Cemetery

Service

Units served with

  • 366th Fighter Group

    366th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved in England over the New Year of 1944, setting up home first at Membury and then at Thruxton. The pilots' first mission was a fighter sweep of the French coast in March 1944 and from then until D-Day that June the ground supported Allied...

  • 389th Fighter Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Wisconsin, USA 1924
Died 7 June 1944
Buried Colleville-sur-Mer, France

Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Buried:
Plot I Row 7 Grave 12

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 January 2015 21:26:24 Gilad_Bashan Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events and unit associations
Sources

366th Fighter Association
" The War We Fought" - This 327 page history contains hundreds of never before published photographs plus maps, casualty lists, 42 pages of P-47 Nose Art and much, much more. It is a "must have" resource for aviation history buffs and P-47 modellers.

http://www.366fightergroupassoc.org/WW%20II%20Book.htm

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