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Members of the Paul S. "Red" Evans crew celebrating the end of their tour with a haircut for Jim Kazakus who vowed not to cut his hair until they finished their tour.

Standing: Paul S. "Red" Evans (P)

Kneeling Left to Right: Walter Schutt (B), JIm Kazukas (FE), Joe Columbo (TG)

Kneeling Left to Right:

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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Joe Columbo

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

  • Paul Evans

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    DFC w 2 Oak Leaf Clusters Also served in Korea and Vietnam. Retired from the USAF with the rank of Lt. Colonel.

  • Jim Kazakus

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

  • Walter Schutt

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator; Pilotage Navigator
    Flew 30 missions. 23 December 1944 Dahlhem. August 1944 over France. On 1st mission, pilot landed with all 4 engines out. DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 June 2016 03:00:05 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom

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