Paul S. Evans Crew
Standing Left to Right: Walter Schutt (B), Jim Kazakus (FE), Jerry Cappellini (WG), Thomas Dilworth (CP), Paul "Red" Evans (P)
Kneeling Left to Right: William Gillespie (B), Leon Lascor (R/O), Joe Columbo (TG), William Moore (NG), ? Campbell (WG)
Missing from the photo is the regular co-pilot, David Cahill. He and Dilworth had switched places while Dilworth was in Major Jacobowitz' dog house for wrecking a couple of planes! He eventually got his crew back.
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...
Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot/Pilot
Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner
Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot/Co-Pilot
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.
Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer
Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator
Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Nose Gunner
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
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...