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Richard J Joyce

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People

  • Robert Applin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Our pilot, Bob Applin, was a natural leader and an excellent pilot. - Barky Hovsepian, R/O Complete a 35 mission tour

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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

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
Lived in Pittsburgh, PA, USA 1942

729 Braddock Road

Enlisted Pittsburgh, PA, USA 3 February 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2015 03:18:07 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, events and person associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2014 18:36:03 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2014 18:24:21 466thHistorian Changes to role, events, unit associations and place associations
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Officers of Attlebridge booklet - 1944

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:22 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, page 347

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