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786th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

Commanding officers
  • Edward Anastasio

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Squadron Commander - Command Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    786th Bomb Squadron Commander Retired from the USAF with the rank of Lt. Colonel

  • Herman Laubrich

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Commander - 785th Bomb Squadron & 784th Bomb Squadron | 466th Bomb Group
    Commander of the 785th Bomb Squadron and the 784th Bomb Squadron of the 466th Bomb Group

  • John Jacobowitz

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Squadron Commander | 466th Bomb Group

Structure

Part of
  • 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...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Attlebridge

Connections

People

  • Curtis Adamy

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Kenneth Addison

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Ernest Akens

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 May 1944 in B-24 #4128664 'Merchant Of Venice'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Richard Albrecht

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Glen Alexander

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Lead Crew Squadron Operations Officer AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC

  • Warren Allen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Gerald Alport

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

  • Edward Anastasio

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Squadron Commander - Command Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    786th Bomb Squadron Commander Retired from the USAF with the rank of Lt. Colonel

  • William Anciaux

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    William L Anciaux flew as a navigator with the 466th Bomb Group. He was interned after his B-17 (serial number 44-10521), nicknamed 'Laden Maid', crashed in Sweden on 2 April 1945.

  • Lawrence Anderson

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

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:51:57 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Type added.

Date Contributor Update
02 January 2015 02:57:08 466thHistorian Changes to commanding officers associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
02 January 2015 02:55:38 466thHistorian Changes to commanding officers associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
02 January 2015 02:33:55 466thHistorian Changes to commanding officers associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 November 2014 01:21:59 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft types
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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