Harry Rouse Harp

Military
media-28411.jpeg UPL 28411 Paul Shannon crew in front of the B-26 "Mild And Bitter" of the 322nd BG 452nd BS, after the first 100 mission completion. L-R, 1st LT Lee W. Rice, co-pilot; 2nd LT Harry R. Harp, bombardier; Capt. Paul Shannon, pilot; S/Sgt Wallace J. Bond; Sgt Robert E. Johnson; S/Sgt James K. Brandemihl

Charles Parker, step-son of Lee W. Rice, from newspaper picture & article, 1/27/2019

Object Number - UPL 28411 - Paul Shannon crew in front of the B-26 "Mild And Bitter" of the 322nd BG 452nd BS, after the first 100 mission completion. L-R, 1st LT Lee W. Rice,...

Assigned to 452BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.



Awards: WWII Victory, EAME, UN and Koean medal.



Post war: Remained in USAF serving in Korean and Vietnam conflicts and rising to Lieutenant Colonel.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 452nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17028337 / O-662680
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

Airmen of the 322nd Bomb Group admire the nose art of a B-26 Marauder nicknamed "Mild and Bitter". Handwritten caption on reverse: '322BG.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Mild and Bitter
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron 452nd Bomb Squadron

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Event Location Date Description

Born

Bloomington, IL, USA 16 August 1917 Son of Harry Lyon and Martha Hannah [Rouse] Harp.

Died

San Antonio, TX, USA 28 April 1978

Buried/ Commemorated

1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209, USA 1 May 1978 Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery San Antonio Bexar County Texas, USA
Blytheville, AR 72315, USA

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