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Maurice T Verges Jr.

Military

Shot down by flak and crashed near Britaigny in B-24 'Crippled Bitch' #41-29371, Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

People

  • Oscar Weeklund

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 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...

  • 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
Died Brétigny-sur-Orge, France 25 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 May 2020 19:10:09 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2015 04:18:26 466thHistorian Changes to service number, awards, events, person associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:54 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 6723 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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