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  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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

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  • Norman Clark

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Right Waist Gunner
    Crashed at Orival on 8/13/44 in B-24 'Wild Pussy' #42-52529, Evaded (EVD).

  • Maurus Owens

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Crashed at Orival in B-24 'Wild Pussy' #42-52529, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Albert Pittman

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner
    Shot down by flak and crashed at Orival on 8/13/44 in B-24 'Wild Pussy' #42-52529, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • James Smith

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Crashed at Orival in B-24 'Wild Pussy' #42-52529, Killed in Action (KIA). Plane was hit by flak and burst into flames. Lt. Smith and the pilot, Lt Wollstein were believed to have turned the p lane away from the men who had parachuted out ,to keep them...

  • Richmond Wollstein

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Crashed at Orival in B-24 'Wild Pussy' #42-52529, Killed in Action (KIA). According to witnesses, the plane was hit by flak and started burning, some of the men bailed out, 3 evaded and 4 became Prisoner of War (POW)'s. One of the crew said the plane...

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