Brigadier Charles Henry Barth was one of the passengers killed when the B-24 41-23728, Hot Stuff, crashed in Iceland in bad weather, killing all on board but the tail gunner.
Awards: DSM, LOM, American and Defence medals, PH.
The B-24D Liberator, Hot Stuff, was the 1st heavy bomber in the 8th Air Force (93rd Bomb Group, and 330th Bomb Squadron) to complete 25 missions, even though the B-17, Memphis Belle, wears the label of the first 50th mission B-24. Hot Stuff, crashed...
||Leavenworth, KS, USA
||1 October 1903
Son of Charles Henry Sr and Harriett [Bittman] Barth.
|Graduated from US Military Academy
||West Point, NY, USA
||1921 – 12 June 1925
Entered in 1921 and was Honour Man of the Class of 1925 when it graduated on 12 June 1925.
||3 May 1943
Killed when B-24 41-23728 'Hot Stuff' crashed in Iceland in very bad weather, killing all but the tail gunner.
||United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point, Orange County, NY
United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point, Orange County, New York