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John R Abplanalp

Military

completed 34 missions

Good Conduct/Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters/EAME Medal with 4 Bronze Stars

Service

People

  • Rolland Bushner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 25th Bomb Group
    Missions: 1944 - Aug 9 Saarbrucken; 12 Mourmelon sur Marne; 14 Dole/Tauaux/ 16 Madgeburg; 24 Hanover; 26 Dulmen; 30 Mainz; Sep 9 Mainz; 10 Ulm; 11 Madgeburg; Oct 5 Lippstadt; 7 Madgeburg; 9 Koblenz; 22 Hamm; 26 Bottrop; 30 Hamburg; Nov 5 Karlsruhe; 10...

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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 Ridgeway, Pennsylvania 19 July 1920
Enlisted Rockford, IL, USA 19 February 1942

Camp Grant

Died Bradford, PA 16701, USA 17 June 2005
Buried Bradford, Pennsylvania

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 March 2017 03:43:44 466thHistorian Changes to service number, awards and events
Sources

466th BG Historian
http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=6304412

Date Contributor Update
17 August 2015 00:04:54 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
11 December 2014 00:33:38 466thHistorian Changes to events, person associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:33 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 & Brassford

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