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Sergeant John Ferriggia is congratulated by Major Hamel and Major Frank Elliott of the 466th Bomb Group at the opening of their new Mess Hall. Image via Ben Fiepel. Printed caption on reverse: 'Opening of 784th BS Mess Hall on 7 May 44. Sgt John Ferriggia being congratulated by Major Hamel (784 CO) and being watched by Maj Frank Elliott.'



  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb 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...


  • Frank Elliott

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Squadron Commander - Command Pilot - Pilot
    Brigadier General Frank B. Elliott was born in Washington, D.C., in 1917. He graduated from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., with a degree in chemical engineering in 1940. ...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:33 AAM AAM ingest

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