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Bernard M Atkins

Military

Service

People

  • Elmo Maiden

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born West Virginia, USA 25 July 1925
Lived in Washington, DC, USA 1943
Enlisted Fort Myer, Arlington, VA 22211, USA 29 September 1943
Died 6 March 1985
Buried Culpeper, VA 22701, USA 10 March 1985

BURIED AT: SECTION I SITE 1337
CULPEPER NATIONAL CEMETERY
305 US AVENUE
CULPEPER, VA 22701
(540) 825-0027

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 September 2016 20:54:00 466thHistorian Changes to service number and events
Sources

http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/index.html
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=atkins&GSfn=Bernar...
http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=4083284

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2014 02:10:09 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:31 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book 'Attlebridge Arsenal' by Wassom & Brassford, page 343

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