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Aircraft of the 78Th inf div

The Other Ninth Air Force by Ken Wakefield With reference to the78 Th. Inf Div
We got in contact with 78th Inf Div Veterans Association Message Board an to a German Local historian from Roetgen who got us in contact with Bill Beadling who Was the Air Operations Officer of 78 th Inf Div.
Our Cub should have been flown by Lt. Albert Johnson 903rd Field Artillery Battalion B battery But until 2014 we didn’t have any war story on it only it was sold by 9Th. Army Air Force after ww2
All pictures of aircraft from the 78Th,INF Div with number 86 have interest.
Information Wanted on
First Lieutenant Charles Owens
First Lieutenant Jack D. Smidt
The Mechanics on the 78 Th. Inf Div airplanes
Battalion Commander: LT. Col. Thurman A. Irving
CO Headquarters battery 1st. Lt. Frank P. McMichael
CO Service Battery Captain EDward Plonski
CO “A “Battery Captain James D. Johnson
CO “B “Battery Captain David V. Nelson
CO “C “ Battery Captain Theodore O. Wardlow
Or others who worked with the airplanes

Army Cub 44-80295 Erik Toft

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