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William H. Johnson

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Units

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 364th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-5056 Devil's Playmate

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F-50-BO "Devil's Playmate" was delivered at Cheyenne, WY 9-Sep-42; Presque Isle, ME 19-Oct-4242; Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-C/L] at Chelveston 30-Oct- 42; Missing in Action (MIA) Wilhelmshaven 26-Feb-43. Shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed into...

  • 42-5058 Hun Hunter

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 42-5058 "Hun Hunter" was delivered Cheyenne 6-Sep-42; Presque Is 19-Oct-42; Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-H] Chelveston 30-Oct-42; Missing in Action 16-Feb-43 while on a mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St Nazaire, France. Shot down by enemy...

  • 42-5232 Available Jones

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 18 October 1942; Presque Island 26 November 1942; Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-E] Chelveston 13 December 1942. Missing in Action Paris-Billancourt Renault auto works on 4 April 1943. Pilot Morris M. Jones, Co-Pilot Edward T. Logan,...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 49

    4 April 1943
    The Renault armament and motor works at Paris, France are the primary target of this mission. 97 B-17s are despached: 91BG (26); 303BG (23); 305BG (18); and 306BG (30). 85 of the 97 despatched are effective on the target. Fighter resistance is heavy...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 March 2021 16:52:10 MJohnC21 Changes to unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Mark Johnson - Son

Date Contributor Update
20 March 2021 16:42:39 MJohnC21 Created entry with caption
Sources

Mark Johnson - Son

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