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Harry Hill

Military

Flew 32 missions from 01 May - 07 Aug 1944. His ship # 737.

Service

Units served with

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

Associated Place

  • Thurleigh

    Military site : airfield
    Built for RAF use in 1941-42, Thurleigh was initially used by RAF Bomber Command before being handed over to the Eighth Air Force. Its runways and hardstandings were improved, and the B-17s of the 306th Bomb Group began using the base. It was their...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 June 2021 05:03:20 bthill00 Changes to highest rank, awards and place associations
Sources

Harry Hill was my Father.
Added awards and service information

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / The Milwaukee Journal 23 Nov 1975, page 2 part 4;

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