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My Great-Uncle, Staff Sergeant Henry Hernandez, ASN 39295084

Ball Turret Gunner - Roy Hoffman Crew

8th Air Force / 306th Bombardment Group / 367th Bombardment Squadron

Inducted 23 April 1943, Honorable Discharge 13 March 1946

Northern France Campaign, GO 33 WD 45

European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal    World War II Victory Medal

American Campaign Medal   Good Conduct Medal   Air Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters








L-R: Andrew Yehoda, Thomas Schuster, Henry, Thomas Kirkpatrick


[Photo courtesy of Eighth Air Force Historical Society - Oregon Chapter]

My Uncle flew as part of Roy Hoffman's crew aboard "Punchy", with Isdor R. Baron (N), William J. Johnson (B), Kenneth Koser (CP), Earl L. Bressler (WG), Thomas C. Schuster (E), Andrew Yehoda (WG), Vincent D. McCarthy (RO), and Thomas Kirkpatrick (TG)






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