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Robert A Hughes, Greenwood, MS

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Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 409th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Hughes

    Military | Staff Sergeant
    Entire crew died when their plane crashed in fog during takeoff on 19 December 1944 in an attempt to deliver air support to ground forces in Belgium during Battle of the Bulge. KIS.

Locations

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 March 2015 15:47:42 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 129463538

Date Contributor Update
26 March 2015 15:47:42 usxpat Changes to place associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 129463538

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