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Rubin F Harkey

Military

KIA. Shot while trying to evade capture at/near Paling, Ger. US trial found no war crime and acquitted the soldier who shot him.

Service

Units served with

  • 460th Bomb Group

    460th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 460th Bombardment Group (Heavy) in May 1943. Activated on 1 July 1943. Activated as a B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment unit; assigned to II Bomber Command for training. Primarily trained in New Mexico and Utah. Received deployment orders...

  • 760th Bomb Squadron

    760th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Activated as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomber squadron in mid-1943, it was assigned to the II Bomber Command for training. It trained primarily in New Mexico and Utah. The squadron received deployment orders for the Mediterranean Theater of Operations ...

Aircraft

  • 42-50888

    B-24 Liberator
    Shot down 22/09/1944 east of Tittmoning, Ger. MACR 8739

Events

Event Location Date
Born 1924

North Carolina

Died 22 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 January 2018 22:49:58 Kauko56 Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

MACR 8739

Date Contributor Update
01 January 2018 22:38:46 Kauko56 Changes to nationality and events
Sources

Enlistment Record

Date Contributor Update
01 January 2018 22:37:36 Kauko56 Changes to firstname
Sources

correcting a typo

Date Contributor Update
01 January 2018 22:30:46 Kauko56 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, service number, highest rank, role, biography and events
Sources

MACR 8739 and Review and Recommendations paper (US trial 12-1203).

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