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Robert H Taylor

Military

Service

People

  • Weldon Branch

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Charles Culverhouse

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Harm Krull

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Tennant Metz

    Military | First Lieutenant | Radar (H2X) Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Albert Rapuano

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Albert Rapuano served as a gunner with the 466th Bomb Group at Attlebridge, England.

  • George Snowden

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    George Snowden served as a co-pilot with the 466th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Attlebridge, England. He flew a handful of missions with the 44th BG in the middle of his tour when his crew was temporarily assigned to that group for lead crew...

  • Russell Taylor

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • William Ward

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group
    William Ward served as a radio operator with the 466th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Attlebridge, England.

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Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 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...

  • 66th Bomb Squadron
  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 273

    22 March 1944
    The German aviation industries at Oraneinburg and Basdorf were the intended primary target for this mission but dense cloud cover prevented the attack on these targets. The secondary target of Berlin, Germany and surrounding Targets of Opportunity (TOs...

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...

  • Shipdham

    Military site : airfield
    Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...

Events

Event Location Date
Born

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 November 2017 02:25:38 466thHistorian Changes to events and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Archives - Official 786th BS daily log

Date Contributor Update
14 July 2016 00:16:59 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
22 March 2015 22:07:14 466thHistorian Changes to service number and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
11 December 2014 16:53:38 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:33 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 351

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