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Lost on Operation TIDAL WAVE, 1 Aug 43, Ploesti Romania - MACR 157 - Pilot Lloyd H. Hughes (Standing Far Left)

Crew:
Pilot: 2Lt Lloyd H. Hughes, Jr. KIA; Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously
Co-Pilot: 2Lt Ronald L. Helder. KIA; Distinguished Service Cross posthumously
Navigator: 2Lt Sidney A. Pear. KIA (died of wounds August 6, 1943, surgery hospital in Campina, Rumania.); Distinguished Service Cross posthumously
Bombardier: 2Lt John A. McLoughlin. KIA (died of wounds on August 3, 1943, surgery hospital in Campina, Rumania); Distinguished Service Cross posthumously
Engineer/Top Turret Gunner: T/Sgt Joseph E. Mix. KIA; Distinguished Service Cross posthumously
Radio Operator: T/Sgt Louis N. Kase. KIA; Distinguished Service Cross posthumously
Waist Gunner: S/Sgt Malcolm C. Dalton. KIA; Distinguished Service Cross posthumously
Waist Gunner: S/Sgt Edmond H. Smith. POW; Distinguished Service Cross
Tail Gunner: S/Sgt Thomas A. Hoff. POW; Distinguished Service Cross
Tunnel Gunner: Sgt Avis K. Wilson. KIA; Distinguished Service Cross posthumously

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