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Grave marker of Second Lieutenant Henry G "Hank" Hyde of the 366th Fighter Group at Normandy American Cemetery.

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  • 366th Fighter Group

    366th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved in England over the New Year of 1944, setting up home first at Membury and then at Thruxton. The pilots' first mission was a fighter sweep of the French coast in March 1944 and from then until D-Day that June the ground supported Allied...

  • 390th Fighter Squadron

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  • Henry Hyde

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Hank Hyde served as a pilot with the 366th Fighter Group. He had enlisted with the Royal Canadian Air Force on his 18th birthday in 1941. Later transferring to the USAAF, he arrived in the UK in January 1944. Hyde was killed on an armed reconnaissance...

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Date Contributor Update
04 July 2017 20:02:12 Emily Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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Photo taken during a visit to Normandy American Cemetery on 4 July 2017. I sought out Hyde's grave as his uniform and is on display in the American Air Museum at IWM Duxford.

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