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Thomas P Hunt

Military

Shot down 13 July 1944 in B-17 #42107137. Crashed in Switzerland. Interned. (100th Bomb Group Foundation Directory, 2000 - 2001 lists Prisoner of War (POW). )

Service

Units served with

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 349th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107137

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 2/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Grenier 27/4/44; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-O] Thorpe Abbotts 3/5/44; Missing in Action Munich 13/7/44 with Chas Harding, Co-pilot: Ben Wilson, Navigator: Tom Hunt, Bombardier: John Craven, Flight engineer/top...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Oakland, California, USA
Interned (INT) France 13 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

100th Bomb Group Foundation Directory, 2000 - 2001, MACR 7502. / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7502 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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