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Hughes H Brewer

Military

Shot down 20 December 1943 in B-24 #4128589. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

People

  • Cecil Middleton

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 20 December 1943 in B-24 #4128589. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 566th Bomb Squadron

    566th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Constituted 566th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 19 Dec. 1942. Activated on 24 Dec. 1942. Inactivated on 13 Sept. 1945. Campaigns: Air Offensive, Europe; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air...

Aircraft

  • 41-28589

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 566BS, 389BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Bremen, A/C severely hit by flak crew baled out 20-Dec-43. 10 x POW. MACR 1972.

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) North Sea 20 December 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1972 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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