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Huie Lamb (left) and Robert 'Bob' Abernathy with Brussels the terrier. Image courtesy of Huie Lamb.



  • Robert Abernathy

    Military | Flight Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC, AM (7OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Huie Lamb

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot
    Huie Lamb, from Abilene Texas, flew 61 combat missions (167:40 combat hours in a P-47, 107:50 in a P-51) with the 82nd Fighter Squadron. He shot down 2 and half aircraft in the air, and was responsible for the destruction of three aircraft on the...

  • Brussels Terrier

    Military | Other | Mascot
    Terrier - 'Brussels' was owned by 2Lt Tory Eggleston, who brought him back from leave in his pocket. He was just a 'sprout', so they called him 'Brussels'. When Tory was killed, Capt Huie H Lamb looked after Brussels, who became a much-loved member of...


Date Contributor Update
10 November 2014 13:16:52 Carl Created entry with caption and person associations

Image courtesy of Huie Lamb.