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"Capt Daugherty of the 390th Bomb Group, wearing the Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart and Air Medal 3-Jan-44 England."



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 571st Bomb Squadron


  • Hilmer Daugherty

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Assigned to 571BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. Crew Number 91. Awards: DFC, AM (2OLC), PH, WWII Victory, EAME.


Date Contributor Update
20 March 2018 13:30:30 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations