United States Army Air Forces

World War II, Europe

Killed In Action: June 10, 1944

Sergeant Mabron Paul Johnson was the top turret gunner in the Little Shepard B-24 Liberator, assigned to the 448th Bomber Group (Heavy), 8th Air Force. While on a bombing mission targeting a German occupied airfield on June 10, 1944, the plane was shot down. Five of the crew members were taken prisoner, while four others, including Sergeant Johnson, were killed in the crash. Sergeant Johnson’s brother, Corporal Kenneth Johnson, also served during the war.