UPL 6364

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Crew #474 - 466th BG - 784th BS Bigby Parrott Crew Standing Left to Right: Bigby Parrott (P), Eugene Drebert (N), Regis O'Rourke (RN), Fred Marshall (E), Elmer Horne (TG), Charles Conner (WG) Kneeling Left to Right: Irbin Bailey (CP), John Morse (B), George Hort (R/O), Raymond Smith (WG), Albert Paschale (NG) B-24L-10-FO #44-49626 "White Elephant" Code: T9-J H2X equipped lead aircraft

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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 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-731281
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator/Squadron Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11119796
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Archives

Date: 30 Oct 2014 22:57:05
Contributor466thHistorian
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Chris Brassfield