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Crew #761/482
Harold E. Anderson Crew
466th BG - 787th and 784th Bomb Squadrons

Standing Left to Right: Earl M. Hawkins (N), James M. Peters (B), James Russell (CP), Elvin Ligon (466th BG C.O.) Elmer Harrington (WG), Harold E. Anderson (P), James W. Hill (784th BS Nav.), Stanley P. Goldstein (RN)

Kneeling Left to Right: Peter Sobin (R/O), Edwin Sjoholm (BTG), Ronald Arbaugh (FE), James Lynch (WG), Harry Landers (TG)

Flew 17 missions with the 787th BS and then transferred to the 784th BS and flew a further 14 missions as a lead crew

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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
  • 787th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Harold Anderson

    Military | Captain | Pilot

  • Ronald Arbaugh

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

  • Stanley Goldstein

    Military | First Lieutenant | Radar Navigator
    Flew 30 missions DFC/Air Medal w4/Oak Leaf Cluster; ETO ribbon w/6 battle stars/French,Normandy Award

  • Elmer Harrington

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner

  • Earl Hawkins

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator

  • James Hill

    Military | Captain | Pilotage Navigator/Bombardier
    29 combat missions, 184 combat hours. B-24 ETO Jul 1945. AM (3)/ PH/ DFC/ ETO 3 stars/ WWIIV/ UC Retired from USAF as a Lt. Colonel.

  • Harry Landers

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner

  • Elvin Ligon

    Military | Colonel | Commander - 466th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF as a Major General http://www.af.mil/AboutUs/Biographies/Display/tabid/225/Article/106386/major-general-elvin-s-ligon.aspx

  • James Lynch

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

  • James Peters

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier

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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
15 May 2015 18:44:32 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

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