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Robert Price Baumann Jr

Military

Service

People

  • John Dougherty

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew the "Dirty Gertie" and completed 32 missions.

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

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
Born Tennessee, USA 28 September 1920

SSDI lists 28 Sep 1920 while BRLS File lists 28 Sep 1921

Lived in Knoxville, TN, USA 1942

Route #14

Enlisted 4 August 1942
Died Knoxville, TN, USA 21 August 1996

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 August 2018 06:41:01 466thHistorian Changes to biography
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
02 July 2018 23:56:06 Marcia466BG Changes to biography and events
Sources

SSDI App. & Claim File.

Date Contributor Update
02 July 2018 23:51:48 Marcia466BG Changes to service number
Sources

Digital Microfilm of 466th Bomb Group Daily Reports, NARA, St. Louis, MO

Date Contributor Update
02 July 2018 23:50:57 Marcia466BG Changes to middlename
Sources

Social Security Application and Claim report

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2016 02:41:48 466thHistorian Changes to surname, suffix, events, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://wwii-army.mooseroots.com/l/956207/Robert-P-Baumann-Jr

Date Contributor Update
30 November 2014 00:07:22 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:57 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 & Brassford, page 343

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