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"11 September 1944 was a big day for the crew of "Red Hot Riding Hood." It was the day that they turned up at a temporary landing field in France after being given up for lost. The first thing they asked for when they arrived at this airfield was hot food."

L-R Sgt Fred O Minzenmayer Winters,TX; 1Lt Warren P Allen McAllister, OK; S/Sgt Robert Rayburn McAllister, OK; 1Lt Walter J Sebo Chicago, IL; S/Sgt J V Moore Greensborough, NC; S/Sgt Daniel Johnson Winnsboro, TX; 2Lt John Loeper Spring Lake, MI; S/Sgt Orrin Winters Rensselaer falls, NY; T/Sgt Donald Miller Geneva, OH; 1Lt James Sampson Albion, MI; and T/Sgt Harold Sherlock Lewiston, PA.

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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

  • Warren Allen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • Daniel Johnson

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

  • John Loeper

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Donald Miller

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator-Mechanic-Gunner
    Missions 1944: Apr 27 Blainville, 29 Berlin; May 11 Epinal; 12 Bohlen; 23 Bourges/ 25 Mulhouse; 30 Zwickenaan; 31 Bertrix; Jun 5 Stella Plage; 6 No Ball; 7 Laigle; Jul 17 Pas de Calais; 18 Toarn; 19 Kempton; 20 Eiseach; 21 Munich; 25 St. Lo; 28 Amien;...

  • Frederick Minzenmayer

    Military | Sergeant | Cook

  • James Moore

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner

  • Robert Rayburn

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

  • James Sampson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Walter Sebo

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Harold Sherlock

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

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Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 June 2018 19:36:01 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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