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George T Arkoosh



Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb 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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron


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...


Event Location Date
Born Laramie, WY, USA 21 January 1921
Lived in Laramie, WY, USA 1942

815 South 10th Street

Enlisted Francis E. Warren AFB, WY, USA 2 March 1942
Operation Home Run Attlebridge, Norwich, UK 1 June 1945

Was assigned as a passenger on B-24 #44-50490 "Able Mabel." John Graef was the pilot, but the rest of the crew was the Elmer Anderson Crew. Arkoosh was one of 10 passengers that included squadron commander John Remillet.

Died Tucson, AZ, USA 2016
Buried Tucson, AZ, USA 2016

Holy Hope Cemetery and Mausoleum
Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Section 8N


Date Contributor Update
16 April 2018 00:01:58 466thHistorian Changes to events and aircraft associations
466th BG Archives - Operations Order #10 - 787th BS - 1 June 1945 (Operation Home Run)

Date Contributor Update
30 May 2017 02:13:58 466thHistorian Changes to events

research by genealogist Marcia Melnyk

Date Contributor Update
14 January 2015 22:11:34 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations

466th BG Historian