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Herman A Laubrich

Military

Commander of the 785th Bomb Squadron and the 784th Bomb Squadron of the 466th Bomb Group

Service

People

  • Albert Hanson

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Squadron Operations/Combat Wing Operations | 466th Bomb Group
    Played the bass in the 466th BG base band "The Flying Deck" in addition to his squadron operations duties.

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
  • 785th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-24109 Ready & Willing/Silver Streak

    B-24 Liberator
    Flew on the 1st Aug 43 Ploesti Mission with the 93rd BG, pilot John R Roche, returned safely to Libya. Returned to ETO. Assigned to the 466th BG to serve as their Assembly Ship.

  • 42-51099 Belle

    B-24 Liberator

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 277

    24 March 1944
    This mission is composed of two elements, one from 1st Air Division and the other from 2nd Air Division. A total of 436 hevay bombers are despatched. The primary target for 1st Air Division is the the ball bearing plants at Schweifurt, Germany. 2nd Air...

  • 676

    14 October 1944
    Black Week

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 30 March 1920
Enlisted Milwaukee, WI, USA 26 November 1940
Lived in Green Bay, WI, USA 1943

Route #3
Beaupre Street
Green Bay, WI

Died 1 September 1975
Buried Baltimore, MD, USA 5 September 1975

SECTION M SITE 1079 BALTIMORE NATIONAL CEMETERY
5501 FREDERICK AVENUE BALTIMORE, MD 21228

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2015 18:53:27 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian
mooseroots.com

Date Contributor Update
14 January 2015 22:02:10 466thHistorian Changes to service number
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
28 November 2014 15:50:42 466thHistorian Changes to nickname and events
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
27 November 2014 00:27:55 466thHistorian Changes to nickname, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:58 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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