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Herman Hoskins Jr


Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-17 42-97228. Prisoner of War (POW).

Earlier December 13, 1943, 'Nora' ac 42-29529 was damaged by flak and crashed upon landing. 10 RTD


Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 545th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-29529 NORA 2

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 31/12/42; Salina 10/1/43; Morrison 5/3/43; Brookley 8/3/43; Assigned 369BS/306BG Thurleigh 24/3/43; transferred 422BS/305BG [JJ-L] Chelveston 10/43; then to 545BS/384BG [JD-U] Grafton Underwood 6/11/43; returning from Bremen 13/12/43...

  • 42-97228

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/2/44; Gr Island 23/2/44; Presque Is 12/3/44; Assigned 988BG Nuthampstead 16/3/44; transferred 545BS/384BG [JD-G] Grafton Underwood 31/3/44; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 13/4/44 with George Poole, Co-pilot: Bob Butler, Bombardier:...


Event Location Date
Born Siloam Springs, AR 72761, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 13 April 1943


Date Contributor Update
10 November 2017 11:57:33 general ira snapsorter Changes to surname, suffix, biography, events and aircraft associations

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Date Contributor Update
26 May 2015 03:36:18 bombercommand Changes to surname

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:58 AAM AAM ingest

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