9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

No Report

June 3, 1944, Saturday




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Aircraft Serial Number (Type): 43-9444 (Douglas A-20J-5-DO Havoc)

9th AF; 416th Bomb Gp; 668th Bomb Sq

Mission # 65; Box: I; Flight: 1; Position: 1; A/C Fuselage Code: 5H-J

Reason: Enemy anti-aircraft

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

Duty Name Rank S/N Status
Pilot Price, Robert F. Maj O-431508 WIA
Bombardier/Navigator Hand, Arvid R. Lt O-748066 Not Injured
Gunner Adair, Fred L. S/Sgt 37498495 Not Injured
Gunner Love, Carl F. S/Sgt 34443283 Not Injured

General Orders No. 99, 9 June 1944, Purple Heart is awarded to: 668th Bombardment Squadron (L), Robert F. Price, O-431508, Major, Air Corps, United States Army. For wounds received in action against an enemy of the United States on 3 June 1944, while serving as Pilot of an A-20 airplane on a combat operational mission over enemy occupied territory. Entered military service at Valley Chapel, W. Va.
(416th BG Purple Heart Awards (PDF))

See Mission # 65 for additional details