WING COMMANDER JAMES E 'JOHNNY' JOHNSON AT BAZENVILLE LANDING GROUND, NORMANDY, 31 JULY 1944

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  • TR 2145
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The RAF's top scoring fighter pilot flying in north west Europe, Wing Commander Johnny Johnson, seen with his pet Labrador dog 'Sally'. He recorded 38 victories, though at the time of the photograph his total was 35. He commanded No 127 Wing composed of three Canadian Spitfire squadrons. The decorations on his tunic are a DSO with two Bars and a DFC with one Bar.

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