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Robert A Harken

Military

Service

People

  • Daniel Cahalane

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Gordon Currie

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Joseph Edwards

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner, Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 30 missions. Took over tail gunner duties when Sam Estes was KIA. 4 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Samuel Estes

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) from anoxia Killed by loss of oxygen while on a mission over Germany

  • William Graves

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Hosek

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF in 1964 with the rank of Lt. Colonel

  • Bill Kummerer

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

  • Herbert Malkin

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Lucian McMullin

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

  • John Murphy

    Military | First Lieutenant | Radar (H2X) Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Regensburg in B-24 'Black Cat' #4295592 ...

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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...

Aircraft

Missions

  • 552

    14 August 1944

  • 590

    30 August 1944
    End of Operation Overlord.

  • 676

    14 October 1944
    Black Week

Events

Event Location Date
Born Austinville, IA 50604, USA 26 April 1921
Lived in Austinville, IA 50604, USA 1942
Enlisted Des Moines, IA, USA 10 July 1942
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 7 August 1944 – 28 January 1945

20 missions with the 785th BS
10 missions as a lead crew with the 784th BS

Died Waterloo, IA, USA 14 March 2006
Enlisted Ackley, IA 50601, USA 17 March 2006

West Friesland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Grundy County
Iowa, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 August 2015 20:12:27 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
29 August 2015 20:11:18 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events and person associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:57 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 346

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