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Ivan Lowell Cushenberry

Military

Shot down 13 May 1944 in B-17 #4129391 'Little Lulu. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

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Service

People

  • Russell Swain

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 May 1944 in B-17 #4129391 'Little Lulu. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

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Units served with

  • 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

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Crisfield, Kansas 5 April 1921
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge Airfield, UK 24 March 1944 – 13 May 1944

Part of one of the original crews of the 466th BG, Cushenberry was KIA on his 14th combat mission

Died Boostedt, Germany 13 May 1944

KIA - Possibly killed by German civilians after a successful bail out.

Buried Netherlands American Cemetery 1945

Tablet of The Missing
Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Margraten
Eijsden-Margraten Municipality
Limburg, Netherlands
Plot: MIA or Buried at Sea

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 November 2018 03:02:44 466thHistorian Changes to middlename and events
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/search/categories/39/?name=Ivan_Cushenberry&eve...

Date Contributor Update
29 July 2016 02:39:32 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, events and media associations
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http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=cushenberry&GSfn=i...

Date Contributor Update
26 December 2014 04:16:30 466thHistorian Changes to service number
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
26 December 2014 04:13:00 466thHistorian Changes to role, awards, person associations and place associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:35 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4824 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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