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Sylvester J Bauer

Military

Service

People

  • Everett Jones

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    First entered the Signal Corps and then completed training as a multi-engine pilot. Flew B-24s with the 2nd AD including lead positions for the 96th Combat Wing and three different groups on twenty-two occasions. Later, also piloted the P-47...

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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

Aircraft

  • 42-110188

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-95592 Black Cat

    B-24 Liberator
    On 21 April 1945 B-24 Liberator "Black Cat" became the last heavy bomber to be shot down in the European Theatre of Operations. ...

  • 42-94799 Paper Doll

    B-24 Liberator
    Assignments: 8 34 7 original aircraft RCL (J) changed from 28 May 44 to (F) and changed again from 27 Jul 44 to (E). 8 466 786 (U8 N) from 7 Oct until RZI (arrived Bradley Field 14 Jun 45).

  • 42-100359 Hubba Hubba!

    B-24 Liberator

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 New York, NY, USA 1917
Lived in Monroe County, NY, USA 1942
Enlisted Rochester, NY, USA 30 March 1942

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 June 2015 02:17:42 466thHistorian Changes to 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 18:25:31 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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