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Fred A Knapp

Military

Completed a 30 mission tour, 27 of which were with the 466th BG

Service

People

  • Clinton Emmerich

    Military | Captain | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • William Hilgers

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilotage Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Enjoyed a long and distinguished career as an attorney after the war: ...

  • Irving Kastil

    Military | Captain | Bombardier - Squadron Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Glenn Leffler

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

  • Gus Rybka

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

  • Bernie Stein

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

  • McClement Stokes

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

  • John Watson

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    June 20, 21, 24, 25, 28, & 29, 1944; July 1, 1944; with 93rd BG, 329th BS on July 23 & 25, 1944; August 8, 1944; September 11, 1944; October 5, 12, & 25, 1944; November 4, 6, 9, 10, & 11, 1944; November 16, 1944 flew with Capt. Bill...

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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...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 421

    18 June 1944

  • 449

    1 July 1944

  • 619

    10 September 1944

  • 665

    5 October 1944

  • 688

    25 October 1944

  • 700

    4 November 1944

  • 707

    9 November 1944

  • 723

    25 November 1944

  • 727

    27 November 1944

  • 731

    30 November 1944

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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
Lived in Amesbury, MA, USA 1942

31 Mill Street

Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, UK 18 June 1944 – 3 January 1945

Completed a 30 combat mission tour. 21 as a lead pilot (3 of which were flown with the 93rd BG during lead crew training)

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 June 2018 01:38:39 466thHistorian Changes to events and aircraft associations
Sources

"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom
page 157

Date Contributor Update
13 June 2018 01:35:32 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

Andrew Knapp - Grandson of Fred Knapp

Date Contributor Update
24 March 2015 03:02:24 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:16 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 347

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