Curtis M Adamy

Military

Object Number - UPL 16410 - Crew #645/465 Raymond A. Normandin Crew 466th BG - 786th and 784th Bomb Squadrons Standing Left to Right: Curtis N. Adamy (N), Raymond Ostolski...

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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 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Polaris II
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Audrey
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Reliable Babe
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Black Cat
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 2 August 1944
B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 305th Bomb Group fly in formation.
  • Date: 4 August 1944

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

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Michigan, USA 1922-12-16

Enlisted

Reed City, MI 49677, USA 1930 U.S. Census
Reed City, MI 49677, USA 430 Higbee Street

Enlisted

Chicago, IL, USA 1943-01-30

Died

Grand Rapids, MI, USA 2003-02-10

Other

466th BG Combat Tour

Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 1944-07-28 - 1945-03-02

Revisions

Date30 Mar 2020 19:30:10
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

Official "Participation in Sorties" list of Curtiss Adamy - Found by Brad Sullivan

Date30 Mar 2020 12:39:22
ContributorBrad Sullivan
Sources

NRO 2AD

Date21 Nov 2017 01:02:28
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Archives - "Officers of Attlebridge" booklet

Date13 Jun 2015 02:41:08
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date13 Jun 2015 02:40:42
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date27 Sep 2014 18:06:41
ContributorAAM
Sources

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

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