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2nd Lt. Lloyd Herbert "Pete" Hughes, Jr.
(12 Jul 1921 - 1 Aug 1943)


564th Missile Squadron Operations Room, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, USA

        

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF

2LT LLOYD H HUGHES

UNITED STATES AIR CORPS

KILLED IN ACTION AT PLOESTI ROMANIA

AUGUST 1, 1943

IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY

ABOVE AND BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY

OCTOBER 23, 1985


Notes:

  • The 564th Bombardment Squadron eventually became the 564th Missile Squadron (scheduled for deactivation in Aug 2008.)

  • Painting of Pete with Medal of Honor by D. Murray dated 23 Oct 1985.

  • Painting of Pete with B-24 Liberator by Larry Ruebling dated 25 Oct 1985.

  • My thanks to Rich Mendez, Major, USAF for the information and to Benjamin U. Amason, Capt, USAF for permission to use these images.

Sources: Information from Mendez and images from Amazon.

Created: July 10, 2008

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