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George F Maxton

Military

Service

People

  • Jackie Bishop

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Adolph Cummings

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 25 missions from Oct 5, 1944 to Apr 15, 1945 Air Medal w 3/Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Arnold Deiterman

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Conrad Miller

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Billy Newell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Smith

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier/Pilotage Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 27 missions over France and Germany, including12 as lead crew. AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC

  • Stephen Weinrib

    Military | First Lieutenant | Radar (H2X) Navigator | 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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

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 Wilkinsburg, PA, USA 14 April 1920
Lived in Wilkinsburg, PA, USA 1942

558 Montview Place

466th BG Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 5 October 1944 – 15 April 1945

Completed 12 missions with the 786th BS and then 13 missions as a lead crew with the 784th BS. In between they would have flown missions with another group while training to be a lead crew.

Died Deltona, FL, USA 1 January 1985
Buried Deltona, FL, USA 5 January 1985

Deltona Memorial Gardens
Orange City
Volusia County
Florida, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 December 2015 01:15:27 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, events and unit associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
10 November 2014 01:28:52 466thHistorian Changes to role, events and place associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:55 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 & Brassfield, page 348

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