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Oscar A Weeklund

Military

Service

People

  • Earl Belleville

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Show down by flak and crashed near Britaigny in B-24 'Crippled Bitch' #41-29371

  • Kenneth Brookshier

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed near Britigny in B-24 'Crippled Bitch' #41-29371

  • Elijah Cockrill

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and crashed near Britaigny in B-24 'Crippled Bitch 41-29371. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • David Fitzgibbons

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) shot down by flak and crashed near Britaigny on 6/25/44 in B-24 'Crippled Bitch' #41-29371 POW

  • Kenneth Langenmayr

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed near Britaigny in B-24 'Crippled Bitch' #4129371

  • Francis Leblanc

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Woodrow Schmidt

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) shot down by flak and crashed near Britaigny on 6/25/44 in B-24 'Crippled Bitch' #4129371 POW

  • Maurice Verges

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and crashed near Britaigny in B-24 'Crippled Bitch' #41-29371, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William Wixted

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) shot down by flak and crashed near Britaigny on 6/25/44 in B-24 'Crippled Bitch' #4129371 POW

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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

Missions

  • 442

    25 June 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
Killed in Action (KIA) Brétigny-sur-Orge, France 25 June 1944
Buried Saint-James, France 1945

NO KNOWN GRAVE

Memorialized:
Tablets of the Missing
Brittany American Cemetery
St. James, France

Lived in Minneapolis, MN, USA

112 W. Minnehana Parkway

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2015 04:27:52 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, awards, events, place associations and mission associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6723 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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