Wilbur C. West was a co-pilot with the Howard Walker crew of HALPRO.
Wilbur was on the first HALPRO mission of June 12, 1942. Click here to read about his experiences.
Wilbur and crew landed in Turkey following their bombing of the Ploesti oil fields. They were interred in Turkey. Wilbur and several other HALPRO men then flew one of the B-24's from Turkey to Cyprus. Click here to read about than experience.