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Irving R Kastil

Military

Service

People

  • Fred Knapp

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Completed a 30 mission tour, 27 of which were with the 466th BG

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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

Aircraft

  • 42-110188

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-51531

    B-24 Liberator
    For reasons unknown, the Liberator left formation over The Netherlands and was lsot, with all 10 men on board Missing In Action (MIA). They are all memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge.

  • 42-51099 Belle

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-100359 Hubba Hubba!

    B-24 Liberator

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 12 February 1919
Lived in Chicago, IL, USA 1941

3933 Pine Grove

Enlisted Chicago, IL, USA 16 July 1941
Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, UK 18 June 1944 – 3 January 1945
Died 10 February 2005

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 June 2018 01:48:10 466thHistorian Changes to events and aircraft associations
Sources

"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom
page 157

Date Contributor Update
11 July 2016 00:42:27 466thHistorian Changes to role
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
25 March 2015 20:06:00 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank and role
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466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
24 March 2015 22:20:16 466thHistorian Changes to middlename
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
24 March 2015 22:06:02 466thHistorian Changes to surname, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:30 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 347

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