Hull, Robert Lester Lee

Date of birth:
December 14th, 1919 (Hornbrook/California, United States)
Date of death:
January 4th, 1944 (Bredstedt, Germany)
Buried on:
Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
First Lieutenant
Unit:
579th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group
Action:
His bomber crashed in an attempt to make an emergency landing. It was forced to make one after the bomber was damaged by a German FW-190, flown by Felix Steiner. When the bomber hit the ground, it turned over and was set on fire.
Purple Heart

Sources

  • Photo: Pieter Schlebaum
  • - Pieter Schlebaum