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787th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

Commanding officers
  • John Remillet

    Military | Major | Squadron Commander - Command Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Cockey

    Military | Major | Squadron Ops Officer - Squadron Commander - Command Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Commanding officer of 787th BS Killed in training mission in B-24 # 42-51331. Collision of 'Glad to See Ya' with the Archibald Williams crew over England

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  • 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

  • Robert Abbott

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Right Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Abplanalp

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    completed 34 missions Good Conduct/Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters/EAME Medal with 4 Bronze Stars

  • Warren Adams

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4252584 'Worry Bird II. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Sheldon Adler

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    B-24H #41-29439. Crashed at Lioncourt, near St. Quentin, FR, on return from gas trucking mission to St. Dizier, FR. Crew of six all KNO. All received a group burial at the Jeff Barracks Cemetery.

  • George Aeschbach

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

  • Eugene Albers

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

  • Marvin Allard

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

  • Warren Allender

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4252584 'Worry Bird II. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Alfred Aloisi

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Right Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into channel in B-24 Gruesome Goose #4128747

  • Elmer Anderson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:51:49 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Type added.

Date Contributor Update
09 January 2015 22:17:20 466thHistorian Changes to commanding officers associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
09 January 2015 22:14:51 466thHistorian Changes to commanding officers associations
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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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