The 388th Bomb Group has a webpage with information on every squadron, aircraft, mission, and person that was part of the 388th Bomb Group. The bomb group even has an association, which has reunions for all survivors of the 388th Bomb Group.
A crucial person that helped compile information on John Paul Hurdle is his nephew, Frank Hurdle. Frank is the son of Sidney Hurdle. He resides in the mid-south and he buys and sells land for a living.