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MACR 3455
42-52587
466th BG | 785th BS
23 Mar 1944

Connections

Units

  • 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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Roy Beukelman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    B-24H #42-52587 'Shoo Shoo Baby' crashed near Lake Belterwijde, Holland after colliding with another aircraft on a mission to Achmer airfield, GR on 23 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Billy Boyer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    B-24H #42-52587 'Shoo Shoo Baby' crashed near Lake Belterwijde, Holland after colliding with another aircraft on a mission to Achmer airfield, GR on 23 Mar 1944. Evaded (EVD). POW MACR # 3455

  • James Eaton

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner
    B-24H #42-52587 'Shoo Shoo Baby' crashed near Lake , Holland after colliding with another aircraft on a mission to Achmer airfield, GR on 23 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Robert Garrett

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    B-24H #42-52587 'Shoo Shoo Baby' crashed near Lake Belterwijde, Holland after colliding with another aircraft on a mission to Achmer airfield, GR on 23 Mar 1944. ...

  • Orville Good

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Left Waist Gunner
    B-24H #42-52587 'Shoo Shoo Baby' crashed near Lake Belterwijde, Holland after colliding with another aircraft on a mission to Achmer airfield, GR on 23 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Howard King

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator
    B-24H #42-52587 'Shoo Shoo Baby' crashed near Lake Belterwijde, Holland after colliding with another aircraft on a mission to Achmer airfield, GR on 23 Mar 1944. Evaded (EVD). POW

  • John Laurich

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Flight Engineer - Top Turret Gunner
    B-24H #42-52587 'Shoo Shoo Baby' crashed near Lake Belterwijde, Holland after colliding with another aircraft on a mission to Achmer airfield, GR on 23 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Charles Miller

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner
    B-24H #42-52587 'Shoo Shoo Baby' crashed near Lake Belterwijde, Holland after colliding with another aircraft on a mission to Achmer airfield, GR on 23 Mar 1944. POW

  • Gordon Russell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    B-24H 42-52587 'Shoo Shoo Baby' crashed near Lake Belterwijde, Holland after colliding with another aircraft on a mission to Achmer airfield, GR on 23 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Milton Thompson

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    B-24H #42-52587 'Shoo Shoo Baby' crashed near Lake Belterwijde, Holland after colliding with another aircraft on a mission to Achmer airfield, GR on 23 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

Aircraft

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 275

    23 March 1944
    The industrial areas of Brunswick, Munster, Osnabruck, and Achmer, Germany as well as the airfield at Handorf, Germany become the targets for a force of 768 heavy bombers despatched by all three Air Divisions. The bomber gunner claims on German...

Locations

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2020 21:17:29 Brad Sullivan Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

NARA: Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs)

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