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MACR 7381
41-29387
"Snafu Snark"
466th BG | 785th BS
08 Aug 1944

Connections

Units

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Carroll Bogard

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner
    MACR 7381. B-24 AC # 41-29387 'THE SNARK'. AC put through violent actions to avoid flak on mission on 8 Aug 1944. 4 crewman bailed out and were captured. Remaining crew returned to England, but forced to crash land at Manston. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Leroy Guidroz

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    MACR 7381. B-24 AC # 41-29387 'THE SNARK'. AC put through violent actions to avoid flak on mission on 8 Aug 1944. 4 crewman bailed out and were captured. Remaining crew returned to England, but forced to crash land at Manston. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Howard Hershey

    Military | Corporal | Left Waist Gunner
    MACR 7381. B-24 AC # 41-29387 'THE SNARK'. AC put through violent actions to avoid flak on mission on 8 Aug 1944. 4 crewman bailed out and were captured. Remaining crew returned to England, but forced to crash land at Manston. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Francis Holeva

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator
    MACR 7381. B-24 AC # 41-29387 'THE SNARK'. AC put through violent actions to avoid flak on mission on 8 Aug 1944. 4 crewman bailed out and were captured. Remaining crew returned to England, but forced to crash land at Manston. RTD.

  • John Hubley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    MACR 7381. B-24 AC # 41-29387 'THE SNARK'. AC put through violent actions to avoid flak on mission on 8 Aug 1944. 4 crewman bailed out and were captured. Remaining crew returned to England, but forced to crash land at Manston. RTD.

  • Eugene Hughes

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    MACR 7381. B-24 AC # 41-29387 'THE SNARK'. AC put through violent actions to avoid flak on mission on 8 Aug 1944. 4 crewman bailed out and were captured. Remaining crew returned to England, but forced to crash land at Manston. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Duane Kinsey

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Completed 36 combat missions ...

  • Edward Kleczynski

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Paul Kochenash

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator
    After the war he was a design draftsman for Mack Trucks for 22 years.

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Aircraft

Missions

  • 530

    8 August 1944

Locations

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 April 2020 19:24:57 Brad Sullivan Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

NARA: Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs)

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