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Rudolph J Gorisek

Military

Service

People

  • Raymond Normandin

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 30 missions including 8 Squadron Lead, 10 ground lead and 2 wing lead. Longest mission was #28 to Berlin (over 9 hours) came in with empty fuel tanks. DFC/ Air Medal w 3/Oak Leaf Cluster / Air Force Commandation

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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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 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 Cuyahoga County, OH, USA 25 August 1923
Enlisted Lacarne, OH 43452, USA 3 December 1942

Camp Perry

Enlisted Tarpon Springs, FL, USA 15 August 1989

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 June 2015 02:55:05 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:42 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, p345

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