Donald Hunt

MACR: 6128

S/Sgt Donald A Hunt was assigned to the 459th BG 759th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Radio Operator.

This ia a photo of Lt. Joe Young`s crew in 1944. 2nd Lt. George Ostroot Jr., 759th Bomb Squadron Navigator, is in the front row far right. S/Sgt Donald Hunt is in back row - far right. Most of this crew became P O W`s on 6/16/44 when their plane was shot down after bombing a Vienna, Austria oil refinery on 459 BG Mission No. 60. Their plane crash landed in a Hungarian grain field. Pilot Joe Young and Gunner S/Sgt Donald Hunt - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

This ia a photo of Lt. Joe Young`s crew in 1944. 2nd Lt. George Ostroot Jr., 759th Bomb Squadron Navigator, is in the front row far right. S/Sgt Donald Hunt is in back row - far right. Most of this crew became P O W`s on 6/16/44 when their plane was shot down after bombing a Vienna, Austria oil refinery on 459 BG Mission No. 60. Their plane crash landed in a Hungarian grain field. Pilot Joe Young and Gunner S/Sgt Donald Hunt

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Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

SSGT

 

ROS

S/Sgt

924

06/08/1944

AM
Air Medal (AM)

S/Sgt

1439

06/28/1944

AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)


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