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Harold R Tushla

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy.

DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

Service

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-23675 - Celhalopdos

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 41-23675, named, Celhalopdos, flown by Lt. Charles. T. Moore, was in the 8th Air Force, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 330th Bomb Squadron. The Aircraft was lost on a mission over Naples, Italy. 10 KIA. 15 Feb 1943. MACR 16372

Events

Event Location Date
Born Nebraska
Killed in action 15 February 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop and Hey, p.76 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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