Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb 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...
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...
|Born||17 May 1924|
|Lived in||Willits, CA 95490, USA||1942|
55 School Street
|Final Combat Mission||France||16 April 1945|
"On 16 April 1945 our B-24 collided with one piloted by Lt. Felber. We bailed out. Our aircraft crashed and burned. Upon landing two jeeps came along and we got in one jeep and put some equipment in the other. We were taken to a field near Valencian, France."
|Died||California, USA||4 June 1966|
|Buried||Willits, CA 95490, USA||7 June 1966|
|13 June 2016 02:34:22||466thHistorian||Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations|
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