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Stanley P Goldstein

Military

Flew 30 missions

DFC/Air Medal w4/Oak Leaf Cluster; ETO ribbon w/6 battle stars/French,Normandy Award

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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...

  • 482nd Bomb Group

    482nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 482nd Bomb Group was a Pathfinder Group, which using radar-equipped aircraft to support bombing missions until March 1944. Aircraft from this Group went ahead of other Bombers and sent information back about the best routes to take and the extent...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 787th Bomb Squadron

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Associated Place

  • Alconbury

    Military site : airfield
    Alconbury had been constructed as a satellite airfield for RAF Upwood and Wyton and was used by RAF Squadrons: Nos. 15, 40 and 156. In preparation for the arrival of American heavy bombers, the base was developed in 1942 with the runways extended. When...

  • 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 Brooklyn, New York 3 February 1923
Lived in Brooklyn, NY, USA 1943

763 Utica Avenue

466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK May 1944 – April 1945

I transferred from the 482nd BG where I had trained as a radar navigator on B-17's and had done some radar photography on Mosquitos. I joined the Godbout Crew and flew about half of my missions with them. I then joined the Harold Anderson crew and completed my tour. "

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 December 2015 00:32:07 466thHistorian Changes to events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Letter from Stan Goldstein - 31 July 2003

Date Contributor Update
15 May 2015 23:44:01 466thHistorian Changes to service number and awards
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
15 May 2015 23:43:01 466thHistorian Changes to awards, events, person associations and aircraft associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
15 May 2015 23:36:35 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, person associations, unit associations and place associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self

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