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Roy F Hurst

Military

Service

People

  • Kenneth Blackburn

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Kenneth E Blackburn was the co-pilot of a B-24 called “What's Cookin Doc” and the crew flew almost all of the missions with this B-24 out of Attlebridge with the 466th Bomb Group. ...

  • William Foreman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Glenn

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

  • Alexander Noble

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Arnold Reberg

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Ricci

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • George Robinson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Shoof

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

  • Harry Widdowson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

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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

  • 545

    12 August 1944

  • 562

    18 August 1944
    We led the Wing to France to bomb a fuel dump. Made 3 runs on the target. We hit it on the third run. Major Harmon flew Pilot; 12000 feet altitude.

  • 584

    27 August 1944

  • 611

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

  • 662

    3 October 1944

  • 665

    5 October 1944

  • 667

    6 October 1944

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
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 16 June 1944 – 5 October 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 April 2020 16:28:51 Brad Sullivan Changes to service number
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/1/28694778

Date Contributor Update
06 July 2016 00:24:42 466thHistorian Changes to events, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:35 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8117 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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