Ops Officer of the 3rd BW in Feb, 1943
CO OF 100TH BG 11 JUN 1943 -- 01 JULY 1943. CPT
CO of 13th CBW in Sept, 1943 -- July, 1945
Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Air Medal; French Legion of Honor and Croix de Guerre; Belgian Croix de Guerre, Czechslovakian War Cross; and order of the British Empire
"The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...
The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...
|Born||Fairfield, Iowa||22 September 1906|
|Died||24 November 1975|
|27 September 2014 18:12:11||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://www.100thbg.com/mainpages/crews/crews6/huglin_hq.htm# / http://www.mcadams.org/fpdb/sqds_name2.asp