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Johnnie Laughlin Ww2 Findagrave
Johnnie Laughlin Ww2 Findagrave
Johnnie Laughlin Ww2 Findagrave
Johnnie Laughlin Ww2 Findagrave
Johnnie Laughlin Ww2 Findagrave
Johnnie Laughlin Ww2 Findagrave

Johnnie Laughlin

He was a classic air-crew member: five-foot-seven, blue eyes, brown hair. At 122 pounds, he was on the skinny side. His home town was Mont Belview, located in southeast Texas, about 45 miles from the Louisiana state line. The son of Ernest and Pearl Laughlin, he was only 20 years old when he joined the Air Corps. Sergeant Johnnie M. Laughlin manned the Top Turret Gunner’s position for his B-24 Liberator crew with the 459th Bomb Group, 757th Bomb Squadron, based out of Giulia,...
Captain Jack Engman
Captain Jack Engman
Captain Jack Engman
Captain Jack Engman

1 P-47 Destroyed: The story of Captain Jack Engman

By the time he left his base in England for another raid against German targets in Normandy on July 27, 1944, Captain Jack W. Engman was a veteran: a veteran in an Air Corps with so many young flyers that it was called “The Kiddie Corps.” Engman was a 20-year resident of the Los Angeles area and a graduate of Audubon Middle School and Washington High School. He entered the Air Corps at March Field in Riverside on September 26, 1941, and completed his flight training at Luke Field, in...