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Crew #651
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.

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

  • David Cahill

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot/Pilot

  • Jerry Cappellini

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

  • Joe Columbo

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

  • Thomas Dilworth

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot/Co-Pilot

  • 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.

  • William Gillespie

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Jim Kazakus

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

  • Leon Lascor

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator

  • Bill Moore

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

  • 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

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
18 December 2014 02:31:29 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Attlebridge Aresenal - Brassfield & Wassom

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