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Jerry Cappellini

Military

Service

People

  • Paul Evans

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    DFC w 2 Oak Leaf Clusters Also served in Korea and Vietnam. Retired from the USAF with the rank of Lt. Colonel.

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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...

  • 786th 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 Pennsylvania, USA 1924
Lived in Greene County, PA, USA 1943
Enlisted Greensburg, PA 15601, USA 18 August 1943
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 11 August 1944 – 16 April 1945
Lived in Masontown, PA 15461, USA 2000

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 October 2015 18:53:26 466thHistorian Changes to role
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
20 October 2015 18:52:48 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
18 December 2014 02:57:36 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank and role
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book ATTLEBRIDGE ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, p 343

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