Byron S. Hill

BYRON S. HILL
12th Medium Bomb Group
10th U.S. Air Force
"The Earthquakers"

   Byron Stadler Hill, served as pilot of the B-25 Mitchell bomber "Silver Streak" in the 10th Air Force, 12th Bombardment Group (The Earthquakers) in CBI.  He earned the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Clusters.  His story in pictures is shown below.

   His brother Edwin Murphy Hill served in the 69th Infantry Division in the European Theater and a story about him is posted on the "Home of the Brave" section of the American Veterans Center website.  View Edwin's story HERE.

   Both brothers survived the war.



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Byron Hill at Fort Jackson





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Byron with B-25 "Silver Streak"





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Byron in front of unknown B-25





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Outside living quarters in India





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Byron in uniform with pilot's crush cap





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Getting cleaned-up





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Lounging





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Byron jokingly wrote: "Can you pick me out?
The one dressed up is a guard."





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Cover of Aircraft Log book





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Standing, left to right: Lt. Linard Carr, co-pilot, Pittsburgh, Pa.;Lt. Perry, Bombardier/Naviagtor, Waddy, Kentucky;Lt. Byron Hill, pilot, Walnut Cove, N.C.
Front row, left to right: Sgt. Henry, tail gunner, Phila., Pa.;Sgt. Hinton, engineer/gunner, Prinston, N.C.;S/Sgt. Higgs, Radioman/gunner, Grapevine, Texas





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"Earthquakers over Burma" 1944 Christmas Card sent home











 12th Bomb Group
12th BOMBARDMENT GROUP
10th U.S. AIR FORCE




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