HARRY E FLOYD JR
My father in the picture below was recommended by James E. Chancellor Maj. Army Air Corps Executive
officer for a commision as a 2/Lt on 30 April 1945. He was a F/O who had been assigned to the 714th Bombardment Group Squadron(H)
448th Bombardment Grop(H) AAF Station 146, on 28 February 1945 in the capacity of a Bombardier on a B 24 aircraft.
Operations Orders 28 Dow Field Bangor Maine 6 Feb. 1945 assighned his crew for B 24 #44-50762
Project No. 92983-R Shipment of Combat Assigned Aircraft to APO No. 16974 BA-62. PCS
Crew was listed as:
Lt.William E. Dupree (P) Lt.
Harold Major Jr. (Co-P)
Lt Charles B. McDonald (N) F/O Harry E. Floyd (B)
Cpl. Richard U. Sprenkle(Eng) Cpl John D Delong(RO)
Sgt Peter A Tell(G)
CplWalter A Scheel(CG)
Pvt William A Oiler(CG)
Cpl Paul D Hester(CG)
My father Harry E Floyd Jr is the officer on the left
kneeling. Next to him is Harold Major then William Dupree and next is C.B. McDonald. I would be interested if anyone recognizes
any of the other crew members. THANK YOU Craig L. Floyd email@example.com
God Bless All The Men and Women who protect our freedoms we enjoy today.
|DON"T FENCE ME IN
The aircraft was named "Don't Fence Me In". In
the picture above is supplied by the pilot Mr.William E Dupree. The Co-pilot Harold Major was lost when flying with another Crew. See other details below--
In the picture above is Lt.Harry Floyd kneeling on the
left hand side and next to him is the co-pilot Hal Major. He was my friend and I would like all who knew him in the service
to supply me with any information that will enable me to remember him by placing a website in "Memory of Hal Major Jr." on
the web. He and I sat side by side all through our school years----Hal Sweeny
If you have any information on him please contact
me. Hal Major flew with another Crew and they were shot down on 4/4/45 in "Miss B-Haven #42-95620 of the 714th Sq 448th BGp.
Seven (7) survived and I would like to contact those crew members -- firstname.lastname@example.org
To "Harold's Tribute to 448thBGp Crew48"
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24 MAY 2005