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


1 AUGUST 1943 – TODAY’S TARGET IS PLOESTI: A DEPARTURE FROM DOCTRINE by Robert J. Modrovsky, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama - April 1999

389th Bombardment Group (H) - Official Website

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

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  • Air Force Combat Units of World War II (part 1)

  • Air Force Combat Units of World War II (part 2) Hughes, Lloyd H. - page 276

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  • The Cushing Memorial Library & Archives, click "Search," click "Advanced Search," select "Title," select "contains," enter Hughes Hall and click "Search."

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Army Air Forces the Official Guide to the Army Air Forces: A Directory, Almanac and Chronicle of Achievement. New York: Pocket Books, 1944. The official guide to the Army Air Forces: AAF. A directory, almanac and chronicle of achievement. by United States Army Air Forces.

Ploesti: The Great Ground-Air Battle of 1 August 1943 - Home

The Ploesti Mission of 1 August 1943 "Prepared by Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Intelligence Historical Division June 1944" - Air Force Historical Research Agency

Ploiesti Air Raids, Romania - USAAF WWII - Chronology

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  • Search for "Remembering Pete Hughes and his band of brothers"

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With Courage - The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II

  • Lloyd Hughes is referenced on pages 215 and 218.

  • Note the Errata Sheet on page iii.

  • The first image on page 216 is reversed. The stacks are supposed to be on the left of the B-24.

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