Buster Andrews

media-6906.jpeg UPL 6906 Crew #718 - Amos Sharretts Crew
466th BG - 787th BS

Standing Left to Right: Harold F Higgens (G), George Aeschbach (BTG), Alfred G. Nelson (TG), Robert D. Handley (B), W.P. Follis (FE), Amos B. Sharretts (P), William R. Don Carlos (G), Arthur J. Pierce (466th BG Commander), B. Androus (R/O), Dean O. Garvey (N)

Not in photo: Frank S. Cohen (CP)

This photo was taken upon arrival at Attlebridge from the U.S. as the group moved overseas to begin combat operations. Colonel Pierce chose this crew to fly over with and served as Co-Pilot on the trip displacing Frank Cohen who had to travel by sea.

466th BG Historian

Object Number - UPL 6906 - Crew #718 - Amos Sharretts Crew 466th BG - 787th BS Standing Left to Right: Harold F Higgens (G), George Aeschbach (BTG), Alfred G. Nelson (TG),...


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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


  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-667575 and 20241927
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot


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


Event Location Date Description


Texas, USA 18 June 1922


13 March 1964


Dallas, TX, USA 17 March 1964 Restland Memorial Park 9220 Restland Road, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, 75243 USA
Dallas, TX, USA


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466th BG Historian

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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 & Brassford, page 343

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