42-95609 Ghost Too

Object Number - UPL 6653 - Crew #421 Eugene Godbout Crew 466th BG - 786th BS B-24J-1-FO #42-95609 "Ghost Too" Code T9-T Standing Left to Right: C.C. Owens (CP), David...

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Units served with

Three little girls hold up a balloon celebrating the 100th mission of the 466th Bomb Group in front of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95592) nicknamed "Black Cat". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'On our 100 Mission party Day- 18 Aug 1944, Attlebridge, 466th- wouldn't it be something if we could identify these girls? How could I do it?'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-683645
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Flight Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 467th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-765602
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Radar Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-729994
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Places

Aerial photograph of Attlebridge airfield, looking north, the fuel store and a T2 hangar are in the upper centre, 31 January 1946. Photograph taken by No. 90 Squadron, sortie number RAF/3G/TUD/UK/51. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Attlebridge Arsenal, Station 120

Missions

  • Date: 17 October 1944
  • Date: 22 October 1944
  • Date: 30 November 1944
  • Date: 6 December 1944

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

First 466th BG Combat Mission

Mainz, Germany 1944-09-09

Other

Final 466th BG Combat Mission

Karlsbad, Germany 1945-04-17

Revisions

Date30 Oct 2018 01:09:41
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

"Attlebridge Diaries" - John Woolnough
pages 205, 207

Date12 Nov 2014 02:36:55
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date12 Nov 2014 02:36:10
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Archives

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