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Crew #740
Albert W. Helsley Crew
466th BG - 787th BS

Standing Left to Right: James S. Fennell (R/O), George E. Williams (G), Francis Zeuli (G), Robert A. Stuart (FE), William H. Conrad (G), Edgar J. Cooley (G)

Kneeling Left to Right: Andrew Bozony (B), Aurelio Gualteri (N), Robert Cuccaro (CP), Albert W. Helsley (P)

This crew completed a 32 combat mission tour. Helsley flew 33 combat missions.

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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Andrew Bozony

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • William Conrad

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner

  • Edgar Cooley

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner

  • Robert Cuccaro

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • James Fennell

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator Gunner
    Completed 32 combat missions.

  • Aurelio Gualteri

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Albert Helsley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Preferred to fly the Ford built B-24's. Good friends with Lt. Robert Harrington who's room was across the hall and Lt. Robert Greenwood who took over Harrington's crew when he (Harrington) was shot down flying with a make up crew.

  • Robert Stuart

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

  • George Williams

    Military

  • Francis Zeuli

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner

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
29 November 2014 23:42:36 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

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