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Dorsey Lee Baker Jr

Military

Service

People

  • William Anderson

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Conrad Boudet

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • William Brenner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Chismar

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Matthew Ferrera

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Warren Hermes

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • William Lenco

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    MACR 7381. B-24 AC # 41-29387 'THE SNARK'. AC put through violent actions to avoid flak on mission on 8 Aug 1944. 4 crewman bailed out and were captured. Remaining crew returned to England, but forced to crash land at Manston. RTD.

  • Lewis Scalzo

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

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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
  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 275

    23 March 1944
    The industrial areas of Brunswick, Munster, Osnabruck, and Achmer, Germany as well as the airfield at Handorf, Germany become the targets for a force of 768 heavy bombers despatched by all three Air Divisions. The bomber gunner claims on German...

  • 8th Air Force 282

    27 March 1944
    This mission might be likened to a "shotgun blast" as a combined force 714 heavy bombers are despatched form all three Air Divisions to attack 11 different German airfields and air depots in France. Mission summary follows: ...

  • 311

    22 April 1944

  • 322

    27 April 1944

  • 376

    28 May 1944

  • 471

    13 July 1944

  • 481

    18 July 1944
    Flew an easy one over Denmark to Germany. Only had one hours sleep between yesterday and today.

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 Saline County, KS, USA 16 March 1917
Lived in Pratt City, Birmingham, AL 35214, USA 1942

1400 2nd Street

Died Orange County, FL, USA 8 July 1985
Buried Bay Pines, FL, USA 11 July 1985

Bay Pines National Cemetery
Bay Pines
Pinellas County
Florida, USA
Plot: 49, 2, 3

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 May 2017 15:09:14 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, suffix, service number, events and aircraft associations
Sources

research by genealogist Marcia Melnyk

Date Contributor Update
31 January 2015 03:55:10 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
31 January 2015 03:53:58 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:45 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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