Vice Air Marshall Johnnie Johnson Visits the SAAF Museum

Johnnie Johnson, leading World War II Fighter Ace, a veteran of the Korean War, visited the SAAF Museum at AFB Swartkop in February 1997. Johnnie Johnson attained the position of Air Vice Marshall before retiring from the Royal Air Force. As a pilot during WWII, he attained a confirmed 38 ‘kills’.

Lt. Col. Dave Knoesen and the late Spitfire Restoration Project’s Peter Le Sueur got various books and posters autographed by Air Vice Marshall Johnnie Johnson during his visit to the SAAF Museum in February 1997.
Spitfire IXe 5518, Lt. Col. Knoesen and Vice Air Marshal Johnson