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Crew 594
Carl Falk Crew
466th BG - 785th BS

Standing Left to Right: Billie G. Arnold (N), Carl W. Falk (P), Henry Schuette (CP)

Kneeling Left to Right: James B. Heffernan (R/O), Timothy J. Dwyer (G), Houston W. Smith (G), Ramon B. Manuz (FE)

This crew completed four combat missions before hostilities ended.

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

  • Billie Arnold

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Timothy Dwyer

    Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | Tail Gunner

  • Carl Falk

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    One of the last crews assigned to the 785th BG to see combat. Completed four combat missions before hostilities ended.

  • James Heffernan

    Military | Corporal | Radio Operator
    Heffernan was part of Carl Falk's crew, who were the last crew to be assigned to the 466th Bomb Group who saw combat. ...

  • Ramon Manuz

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Flight Engineer

  • Henry Schuette

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Houston Smith

    Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | Waist Gunner

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
02 January 2015 02:02:30 466thHistorian Changes to collection
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2014 21:41:44 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

466th BG Archives - Chris Brassfield

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