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George M Forechi

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  • 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

  • 42-50585 Small Change

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-95067 Troublemaker

    B-24 Liberator
    This B-24 was stationed in Attlebridge and was named and flown by the Robert Harrington crew from June-August 1944. After Harrington was shot down in another aircraft, RC Greenwood piloted this B-24. It flew close to 100 missions in Europe.

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 Chicago, IL, USA 5 September 1924
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich NR9, UK 6 September 1944 – 24 March 1945
Lived in Hinsdale, IL, USA 1975
Died Hinsdale, IL, USA July 2014
Buried Justice, IL, USA July 2014

Resurrection Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleums
Justice
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 November 2017 01:49:50 466thHistorian Changes to surname
Sources

Attlebridge Notes 1976 Register

Date Contributor Update
08 August 2016 02:14:42 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ChicagoTribune/obituary.aspx?pid=171731890

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