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Lt. Peter Franklin Cureton

Additional information accompanying the Lt. Cureton "Unfinished Dreams" exhibit. Includes full text of Missing Air Crew Report 11199, links to 303rd Bomb Group, burial information, and suggested Daniel Library resources.

About the 3032rd Bomb Group

The 303rd Bomb Group was an Eighth Air Force, B-17 Bomber Group stationed at Molesworth, England from 1942 to 1945. The 303rd Bombardment Group (H), nicknamed "Hell's Angels," had 8,960 service members and flew 364 combat missions.Their website, has more information about the crews, missions, photographs, journals, cemeteries, POW/MIA status of the air crews, and reunions.  You may also research the "Mighty Eighth" Air Force Historical Society's website,  for additional information about American air combat. 

The links to the Missing Air Crew Report 11199 and Cureton crew photograph are used with permission from Gary Moncur, 303rd Bomb Group "Hell's Angels" Historian,


Unidentified 358th Bombardment Squadron, 303d Bombardment Group B-17 on a bomb run.

By United States Army Air Force - United States Air Force Historical Research Agency - Maxwell AFB, Alabama from "History and Units of the United States Air Force", G H J Sharrings, European Aviation Historical Society, 2004. Photo credit given as from USAFHRA., Public Domain,