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Henry W Terry


He was 367th BS pilot [flying only 5 missions from 09 Oct to 20 Nov 1942]; 369th BS CO from 07 Dec 1942 to 22 June 1943; Deputy GP CO 22 June 1943 to 08 August 1943; Transferred to 1CBW as Chief Staff from 08 August 1943 to 17 May 1944; CO 91st BG 17 May 1944 to 30 May 1945.

Awards: SS, DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.



  • James Brown

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He was an original crew member. He was the 31st Officer to complete tour on 28 Jul 1943. He transferred out on 30 Jul 1943. AM 2OLC, DFC,

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    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,...

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 367th Bomb Squadron
  • 369th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents ( , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

  • 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...


Event Location Date
Born Ossening, New York 24 October 1916
Died 30 November 1990
Buried Tucson, AZ


Date Contributor Update
18 July 2021 12:07:27 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, awards, unit associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
08 July 2017 15:29:06 bombercommand Changes to events


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:48 AAM AAM ingest

306th BG Association Directory, 1 September 1999 Edition, First Over Germany pg. 40-3, 47, 52, 71, 86, 91, 114, 131-33, 149, 291, 322 & 324,  Combat Crews pg. 144, / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia