Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Harvey Norman Smuder

Military

Service

People

  • Westcot Stone

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 32 missions from February to August 1944.

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

  • 41-29402 Mad Monk

    B-24 Liberator
    hit trees while taking off from Attlebridge 25 Jul 1944 and crashlanded at Swanton-Morley; condemned for salvage

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 Rush City, MN 55069, USA 28 April 1922
Lived in Chisago County, MN, USA 1942
Enlisted Minneapolis, MN, USA 26 October 1942

Fort Snelling

466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, UK 8 April 1944 – 16 July 1944

32 Combat Missions

Died Chisago County, MN, USA 22 February 1990
Buried Rush City, MN 55069, USA 26 February 1990

William Taylor Cemetery
Rush City, Chisago County, Minnesota, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 August 2018 00:55:54 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8939&h=1361355&...
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=7316&h=2480839&...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/60618202
"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom, page 231

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:32 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

Share