9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

No Report

June 3, 1944, Saturday




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Aircraft Serial Number (Type): 43-9219 (Douglas A-20G-25-DO Havoc)

9th AF; 416th Bomb Gp; 671st Bomb Sq

Mission # 65; Box: I; Flight: 3; Position: 3; A/C Fuselage Code: 5C-D

Reason: Enemy anti-aircraft

Point Of Departure: AAF-170 Wethersfield RAF Station, England

Duty Name Rank S/N Status
Pilot Andrews, Harold D. Jr. Lt O-799707 Not Injured
Gunner Werley, Ernest R. S/Sgt   Not Injured
Gunner Cook, George Moss S/Sgt 38435713 WIA

General Orders No. 99, 9 June 1944, Purple Heart is awarded to: 671st Bombardment Squadron (L), George M. Cook, 38435713, Staff Sergeant, Air Corps, United States Army. For wounds received in action against an enemy of the United States on 3 June 1944, while serving as Gunner on an A-20 airplane on a combat operational mission over enemy occupied territory. Entered military service at Palestine, Texas.
(416th BG Purple Heart Awards (PDF))

See Mission # 65 for additional details