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Crew #656
Paul W. Boyle Crew
B-24J-60-CF #44-10521 "Laden Maid" Code: U8-K
466th BG - 786th BS

Standing Left to Right: John T. McGoldrick (B), Paul W. Boyle (P), Method Nikoloff (CP)

Kneeling Left to Right: Julius Weiss (FE), Clifford Hughes (TG), Irvin Sievers (BTG), Edward T. McCann (WG), Russell Holt (WG), John Deglert (R/O)



  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb 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


  • Paul Boyle

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • John Denglert

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

  • Russell Holt

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

  • Clifford Hughes

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Flew 35 missions from August 25, 1944 to March 19, 1945. Paul W. Boyle was Pilot. Name of plane was 'What's Cookin' Doc?'

  • Edward McCann

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

  • John McGoldrick

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Method Nikoloff

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Irvin Sievers

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

  • Julius Weiss

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



  • 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...


Date Contributor Update
09 January 2015 21:22:42 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

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