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Curtis M Adamy

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

Missions

  • 499

    27 July 1944

  • 503

    29 July 1944

  • 507

    31 July 1944
    Flak knocked out #2 engine, the interphone system, the VHF plus other damages. We got back to the base before the formation.

  • 511

    2 August 1944

  • 514

    4 August 1944

  • 519

    5 August 1944

  • 524

    6 August 1944

  • 568

    24 August 1944

  • 576

    26 August 1944

  • 614

    9 September 1944
    A burst of flak put a big hole in the nose throwing glass in Antonacci's eyes. Other hits were in the wing and tail. One went through the waist and exploded an oxygen bottle.

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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 Michigan, USA 16 December 1922
Enlisted Reed City, MI 49677, USA 1930

1930 U.S. Census

Lived in Reed City, MI 49677, USA 1942

430 Higbee Street

Enlisted Chicago, IL, USA 30 January 1943
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 28 July 1944 – 2 March 1945
Died Grand Rapids, MI, USA 10 February 2003

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 March 2020 19:30:10 466thHistorian Changes to mission associations
Sources

Official "Participation in Sorties" list of Curtiss Adamy - Found by Brad Sullivan

Date Contributor Update
30 March 2020 12:39:22 Brad Sullivan Changes to service number
Sources

NRO 2AD

Date Contributor Update
21 November 2017 01:02:28 466thHistorian Changes to middlename and events
Sources

466th BG Archives - "Officers of Attlebridge" booklet

Date Contributor Update
13 June 2015 02:41:08 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank and role
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
13 June 2015 02:40:42 466thHistorian Changes to events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:41 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

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