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|Pilot Captain Sumner G. Lind, O-429665 (MIA / KIA) MN
Observer 1st Lt. Francis M. Hueben, O-669048 (MIA / KIA) KS
Armour/Gunner SSgt Harry E. Lamb, 39314037 (MIA / KIA) OR
Photo/Gunner SSgt Howard W. Hodges, 20445723 (MIA / KIA) LA
Radio/Gunner SSgt Joseph T. Beuter, 19013295 (MIA / KIA) CA
MIA June 8, 1944
MACR 16121 and 16311
Directly over the convoy, this B-25 was hit by anti-aircraft fire and crashed. Also lost were B-25D piloted by Wood and B-25D piloted by Tennille. Four destroyers were claimed by the B-25s, but in fact only Destroyer Harusame was sunk.
After the mission, General MacArthur commented on the B-25s: "The job was magnificently done," General Ennis Whitehead who said, "This squadron has this date performed one of the finest military feats of the war." Of the seven B-25s that returned, five were damaged.Memorials
The entire crew was presumed dead the day of the mission. Memorialized on the tablets of the missing at Manila American Cemetery.
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