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Crew #624
Samuel E. Godwin Crew
466th BG - 786th BS

Standing Left to Right: Gilbert A. Holmes (N), Leonard M. Glass (B), Samuel E. Godwin (P), Warren W. Vest (CP)

Kneeling Left to Right: Joseph D. Sheehan, Dwight T. Shea (G), Robert F. Hancock, Thomas M. Dewlaney, Joseph F. Catapano, Charles C. McNeil

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

  • Joseph Catapano

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner

  • Thomas Dewlaney

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner

  • Leonard Glass

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Samuel Godwin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Flew 32 missions, starting 22 April 1944 and ending 16 July 1944 DFC/ Air Medal

  • Robert Hancock

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner

  • Gilbert Holmes

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Charles McNeil

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner

  • Dwight Shea

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner

  • Joseph Sheehan

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

  • Warren Vest

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

Aircraft

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
14 June 2019 01:09:07 466thHistorian Changes to collection
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
16 August 2017 23:49:25 JaredCatapano Changes to caption
Sources

According to my birth certificate, my father's full name is Joseph F. Catapano.

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2015 05:21:32 466thHistorian Changes to collection
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2014 01:53:36 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

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