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Service

People

  • Joseph Almand

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 34 missions. Flew on b-24 'Slick Chick'

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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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-94979 Slick Chick

    B-24 Liberator
    Oldest and longest serving 466th BG B-24 to survive the war ...

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 Bridgeport, CT, USA 11 November 1924
Lived in Bridgeport, CT, USA 1943
Enlisted New Haven, CT, USA 15 July 1943
Died Harwich, MA, USA 17 February 2013
Buried Yarmouth Port, Yarmouth, MA, USA 20 February 2013

Ancient Cemetery
Yarmouth Port
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: N2

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 November 2015 03:39:13 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft 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 & Brassfield, page 351

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