Eddie Huddleston

by Colleen Hobbs
(Austin, TX)

Eddie Huddleston was the tailgunner on my father's plane, the Wild Wolf. My father was Capt. Charles Hobbs of Hennessey, Oklahoma. I've been able to look at Huddleston's meticulously arranged scrapbook; the most striking story, for me, is that his crew mates removed him from the hospital, where he was being treated for a shrapnel wound, in order for him to participate in the Polesti, Romania, low-level bombing raid. The scrapbook also contains the picture of a 14-year-old boy who lied about his age to join the Army. When his age was discovered, the boy was given the choice: do you want to go home, or stay here? The boy stayed, and was killed on his next mission.

I'll be pleased to include photographs from Huddleston's scrapbook when they become available.

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May 02, 2015
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contact BOUT EDDIE
by: veernon huddleston


Eddie Huddleston was my first cousin.he was about 10 yrs older but we hunted together
never spoke of the war he just wouldent talk about it.when he moved to Arkansas we lost contact and the last time i saw him was at his moms funeral.

I would appreciate any pics or information you have.

my name is vernon M Huddleston

30716 Lonnie Ln.

albany louisiana 70711


emai mjah1660@aol.com

thank you for your time.

Oct 08, 2013
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The Crew
by: Anonymous

One of the crew was my dad, Alton Perry from Long Lake, Minnesota. It was a great story and I wouldn't have know it if it wasn't for Kim Hobbs making contact with his dad's crew or next of kin. Have a fabulous reunion you 376thers. We are so sorry we're not there but we're thinking of you as always.

Apr 26, 2013
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Thanks!!!
by: Anonymous

Great story!!!

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