Floyd G. Toney

BRANCH OF SERVICE
Army Air Corps (Army Air Forces)

RANK
Technical Sergeant

HOMETOWN
Paoli, IN

HONORED BY
Grateful American



Entered service on 6 June 1942 at Louisville,Kentucky.Served with the 389th Bomb Group [Heavy] "The Sky Scorpions" 567th Bombardment Squadron based at Hethel Airfield Norfork,England Flying B-24H Liberator Serial Number 42-95122 "The Magic Carpet" as radio operator.On 21 June 1944 on a bomb run to Berlin,Germany the flight was attacked by 20 to 40 German fighters ME 410's."The Magic Carpet" was hit and set a fire.It crashed at Gross-Beeren,Germany 3 KIA'S and 7 POW's.He bailed out and was captured at 12:30 on 21 June 1944 near Berlin. He was detained at Stalag Luft IV at Gross-Tychow,Pomerania.[Poland]Moved to Wobbelin Bei Ludwigslust and to Usedombie Savenmunde 54-16. Returned to U.S. Military control on 8 June 1945