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People

  • Robert Gordon

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). B-24J A/C 42-50336 'Pale Ale' crashed when control cables snapped and crew lost control.

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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...

  • 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 Rock Rapids, IA 51246, USA 2 July 1923
Died Saint Louis Park, MN, USA 14 September 1999
Buried Minneapolis, MN, USA 17 September 1999

Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: 7, 0, 1222

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2015 16:28:41 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:37 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 352

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