Thomas W Floyd

Military

Object Number - UPL 37926 - Donald Prytulak Crew Crew #907 492nd BG - 859th BS (28 missions) 467th BG - 788th BS (3 missions) Standing Left to Right: Donald Prytulak (P),...

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Units served with

Unofficial emblem of the 467th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 467th Bomb Group 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 788th Bomb Squadron 859th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-810948
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Breezy Lady/Superman/Marie
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 859th Bomb Squadron 752nd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Oonie Doonie *
  • Unit: 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 859th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Broad+High
  • Unit: 467th Bomb Group 788th Bomb Squadron 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 859th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Bold Venture III
  • Unit: 467th Bomb Group 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 788th Bomb Squadron 859th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Eli Swof, Jr
  • Unit: 467th Bomb Group 790th Bomb Squadron 790th Bomb Squadron 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 857th Bomb Squadron 859th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Newell, Illinois 10 May 1922

Other

492nd BG Combat Tour

North Pickenham Airfield, UK 11 May 1944 - 6 August 1944 28 combat missions The 492nd BG was disbanded and Floyd was transferred with his crew to the 467th BG for the remaining three missions of their tour

Other

467th Combat Tour

Rackheath Airfield, UK 14 August 1944 - 16 August 1944 3 combat missions

Died

Charleston, Illinois 16 September 2010

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:26:10
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum Membership List, July 2000 & Page 266 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Co, 1998 edition

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