Johnson, Russell David, 1st Lt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1035-Bombardier
Last AFSC Group
Air Crew (Officer)
Primary Unit
1953-1957, Air Force Reserve Command
Service Years
1942 - 1957
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Ashley, PA
Last Address
Bainbridge Island, WA

Date of Passing
Jan 16, 2014
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
unknown

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WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


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Cold War Medal


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 1944-1945, B-25 Mitchell
From Year
1944
To Year
1945
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
Model North American B-25C Mitchell
Length 52.92 ft | 16.13 m
Width 67.55 ft | 20.59 m
Height 15.75 ft | 4.80 m
Engine(s) 2 x Wright Cyclone R-2600-19 air-cooled piston engines delivering 1,700hp each.
Empty Weight 20,300 lbs | 9,208 kg
MTOW 34,000 lbs | 15,422 kg
Max Speed 272 mph | 438 km/h | 237 kts
Max Range 1,350 miles | 2,173 km
Ceiling 24,196 ft | 7,375 m | 4.6 miles
Climb Rate 1,666 ft/min (507.796 m/min)
Hardpoints Up to 8 (model dependent)
Armament Model-specific armament included:

8 x 12.7mm machine gun array OR 1 x 75mm cannon in forward-fixed nose assembly.

2 x 12.7mm machine guns in forward-fixed lower-left side fuselage position (beneath and behind cockpit position).
2 x 12.7mm machine gun in forward-fixed lower-right side fuselage position (beneath and behind cockpit position).
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in ventral turret (powered turrets in some models).
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in dorsal turret (powered turrets in some models).
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in left waist port position.
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in right waist port position.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in tail gun position (some models removed).
1 x Torpedo in under-fuselage arrangement (model-specific fitting).
8 x 250lb bombs on 8 external hardpoints (model-specific fitting).

Maximum internal bombload of 3,000lbs (1,361 kg).
Accommodations 5
Operators the United States of America

   
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Last Updated: Jan 16, 2016
   
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  178 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Agin, Thomas, SSgt, (1942-1949)
  • Ahrendt, William, H., 2nd Lt, (1943-1945)
  • Darlington, Henry, Capt, (1942-1945)
  • Economos, Christine
  • Hancock, Kenneth, Capt, (1942-1960)
  • Jordon, James
  • King, Roy
  • Lodawer, Isidore, 1st Lt, (1936-1946)
  • Lovett, Roger, Lt Col, (1943-1971)
  • Mathewson, Liz
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