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Norman C Flynn

Military

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.

Service

People

  • Lowell Bruhns

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Mark Fortune

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-24 #4252567. Landed in Switzerland. Interned. Retired from the USAF with the rank of Colonel

  • Lloyd Garrison

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Verner Gottschalk

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 May 1944 in B-24 #4129391 'Little Lulu. ' Killed in Action (KIA). Gottschalk was originally a member of the Norman Flynn Crew, however he missed the mission on which the Flynn Crew flew their battle damaged B-24 to internment in...

  • Howard Greer

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

  • James Gribble

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Battle damaged on 13 April 1944 in B-24 #4252567. Landed in Switzerland. Interned.

  • Wade Hull

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

  • William Lloyd

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-24 #4252567. Landed in Switzerland. Interned.

  • Harry Miller

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-24 42-52567. Landed in Switzerland. Interned. ATO/ GC/ EAME w/ 2 battle stars

  • William Sabalaske

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 282

    27 March 1944
    This mission might be likened to a "shotgun blast" as a combined force 714 heavy bombers are despatched form all three Air Divisions to attack 11 different German airfields and air depots in France. Mission summary follows: ...

  • 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
Interned (INT) Dübendorf, Switzerland 13 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 November 2015 00:00:58 466thHistorian Changes to person associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG HIstorian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4113 / MACR 4113, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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