Amussen, John Russell, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1945, 131X, VB-14
Service Years
1942 - 1945
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Chevy Chase, MD
Last Address
Chevy Chase, MD

Date of Passing
May 19, 1945
 
Location of Interment
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Asiatic-Pacific Specified Raids (1944)/Formosa Air Battle
Start Year
1944
End Year
1944

Description
The Formosa Air Battle took place between October 10 and 20, 1944, off the eastern coasts of the Ryukyu Islands, Formosa, and Luzon. It was fought by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service and the approaching Task Force 38 of the United States Third Fleet and was one of a series of air raids on Japan during the Pacific War. The attacks served to prevent Japanese aircraft from participating in the Battle of Leyte Gulf later that month.

The battle was one-sided, as the U.S. practically dominated the air war due to the superior training and weaponry that it possessed at that point. Japanese air power in the region was battle exhausted, giving the Americans air superiority and weakening Japan's ability to defend the Okinawa Islands in the upcoming Okinawa Campaign. However, in an effort to boost morale and to cover up th
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
 
Last Updated:
Oct 14, 2018
   
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  74 Also There at This Battle:
 
  • Crookshank, Irvin, PO2, (1942-1946)
  • Fuller, Leroy, PO1, (1941-1945)
  • McBride, Carl Edward, S2c, (1943-1947)
  • Smith, Jakie, S2c, (1943-1946)
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