TSgt. Tony R. Johns, 36434635

Flight Engineer/Gunner - Donald Tennent Crew

Donald Tennent & Crew
"Crew 67" of the 10thAF / 7th BG / 492nd BS

B-24J "Jungle Jig", Number 83, Radio Call Code "Lulu 83"

(Standing, L. to R.) Frederic N. "Bam" Hernandez (Bombardier); Harold A. West (Navigator);
John M. Conrad (Co-Pilot); Donald H. Tennent (Pilot)

(Front row, L. to R.) Edward L. Moss; Norman P. Long (Asst. Engineer/Waist Gunner); Tony R. Johns (Engineer); Charles F. Motley, Jr.; Hugh J. Courtney (Top Turret); Roy C. Schroeder (Ball Turret)

"Crew 67" - Miami 1943 On their way to India
Kneeling: Donald H. Tennent
Standing (L. to R.): Hugh Courtney, Roy Schroeder, Tony Johns, Charles Motley Jr. and my grandfather - Fred "Bam" Hernandez

The Crew flew from Miami on 22 February 1944 to Karachi in a C-54 cargo plane of the Air Transport Command. There were aluminum bucket seats with the backs to the sides of the plane with cargo lashed to the floor between the seats. Their stops included: San Juan, Puerto Rico; Georgetown, Guiana; Natal, Brazil; Ascension Island; The Gold Coast, Africa; Khartoum, Sudan; Masirah Island (off of Oman and finally Karachi, India on 27 February 1944. Karachi was the main assignment and relocation base in the CBI for the 10th Army Air Force.

Tony Johns, Engineer

Tony Johns, Fred Hernandez, Unknown -China, 1943


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