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Crew # 647 & 460
Glen H. Alexander Crew
466th BG - 786th and 784th Bomb Squadrons

Top Row Left to Right: Lowell K. Halls (B), Clifton B. Stauff (N), Glen H. Alexander (P), Melvin Robison (TG), Arthur M. Parks (R/O)
Bottom Row Left to Right: William J. Deal (TT), Earl Daughman (G), Harry Tootell (FE), Sol Gorlitsky (G), Leonard A. Pierce (CP)

This crew was lead by Alexander for 14 missions. Alexander was then promoted to a squadron staff position and R.C. Moore took over and lead them from 30 October 1944 on.

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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 786th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Glen Alexander

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Lead Crew Squadron Operations Officer AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC

  • Earl Daughman

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner

  • William Deal

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner

  • Solomon Gorlitsky

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner

  • Lowell Halls

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Arthur Parks

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Served as lead RO on crews of Robert C. Moore and Glen Alexander.

  • Leonard Pierce

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Melvin Robison

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Wounded by enemy fighters on 15th mission on 25 December 1944. After bombing troop and supply concentrations which were supporting the enemy in the Battle of the Bulge, three seperate fighters attacked my tail position. Fought off the 1st two but the...

  • Clifton Stauff

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Harry Tootell

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer

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
14 June 2019 20:24:21 466thHistorian Changes to collection
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Date Contributor Update
03 April 2015 21:56:57 466thHistorian Changes to collection
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
03 April 2015 21:56:24 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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