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David Bennell

Military

Service

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...

  • 784th 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...

  • Big Spring Army Air Field

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Pittsburgh, PA, USA 1942

306 Maple Avenue

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 March 2021 17:47:17 pamccolgan Changes to media associations
Sources

Gyro 43-15

Date Contributor Update
04 December 2014 18:26:33 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:57 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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