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Emory G Johnson

Military

Aug. 1944-Feb. 1945, 270 hours, P-51B 42-106921, P-51D 44-14773

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...

  • 496th Fighter Training Group

    496th Fighter Training Group

    Group
    Activated as 496th Fighter Training Group on 11 December 1943 at Greencastle by VIII Composite Command. ...

  • 370th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-106921 'Baltimore Babe'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 370FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Capt Vincent W Ambrose. Re-assigned to Lt Emory G Johnson. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Schwering aerodrome, struck ground with air scoop which was ripped off, A/C then hit by flak...

  • 44-14773 'Little Mary' 'Mickey The Twist'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 370FS, 59FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Zwicken lost returning from mission early, short on fuel Lt Malcolm C Paulette Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 12673.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 January 2021 13:36:53 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events and media associations
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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