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Robert B Boyd




Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb 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



  • 541

    11 August 1944

  • 545

    12 August 1944

  • 584

    27 August 1944

  • 590

    30 August 1944
    End of Operation Overlord.

  • 611

    8 September 1944
    We snafued on the bomb run and missed all the flak.

  • 619

    10 September 1944

  • 623

    11 September 1944
    Major Harmon flew Command Pilot. Did not hit the target because Mickey wasn't working. Brought our bombs back. Got to shoot at some fighters.

  • 665

    5 October 1944

  • 667

    6 October 1944

  • 8th Air Force 670

    9 October 1944
    Black Week

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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...


Event Location Date
Born Ohio, USA 1 December 1916
Lived in Findlay, OH 45840, USA 1942
Lived in Grand Junction, CO, USA 2002
Died Grand Junction, CO, USA 18 March 2009


Date Contributor Update
30 July 2018 13:55:39 466thHistorian Changes to events

Date Contributor Update
17 September 2016 02:49:52 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

466th BG Archives - Undated letter, circa 1995

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:59 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Company, D790.A2S45, 1998, page 214