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Lowell M Bruhns

Military

Service

People

  • Norman Flynn

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    B-24H #42-52343 'Oh Mona' ran off the runway on return from a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944. RTD. Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-24 #4252567. Landed in Switzerland. Interned.

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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

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 273

    22 March 1944
    The German aviation industries at Oraneinburg and Basdorf were the intended primary target for this mission but dense cloud cover prevented the attack on these targets. The secondary target of Berlin, Germany and surrounding Targets of Opportunity (TOs...

  • 301

    13 April 1944

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 Milwaukee, WI, USA 13 February 1917
Lived in Milwaukee, WI, USA 1942

2720 N. Newhall Street

Crash Landed/Interned Dübendorf, Switzerland 13 April 1944
Died Boulder Junction, WI 54512, USA 8 July 1988
Buried Boulder Junction, WI 54512, USA 11 July 1988

Cemetery of the Pines
Boulder Junction
Vilas County
Wisconsin, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 November 2015 00:11:10 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:22 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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