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Joseph Sidney Almand

Military

Flew 34 missions. Flew on b-24 'Slick Chick'

Service

People

  • James Foreit

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Nathan Hall

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Dwight Kinsey

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Locke

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Completed 25 missions

  • Eugene Marceau

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Douglas Space

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Leonard Vandermast

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Emil Wenzel

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

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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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-94979 Slick Chick

    B-24 Liberator
    Oldest and longest serving 466th BG B-24 to survive the war ...

  • 44-40455

    B-24 Liberator
    An original a/c of the 493rd BG, she was transferred to the 466th BG after the former transitioned to B-17's

Missions

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 Conyers, Georgia 15 April 1920
Enlisted 25 November 1942
Lived in Stone Mountain, Georgia 30087, USA 1943

Route 1

466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 29 November 1944 – 25 April 1945
Died Loganville, GA 30052, USA 21 May 2011
Buried Grayson, GA, USA 24 May 2011

Chestnut Grove Baptist Cemetery
Grayson
Gwinnett County
Georgia, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 November 2015 02:46:22 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events, person associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / son

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