David Lee Brandts

Military
media-22185.jpeg UPL 22185 Crew #667
Robert F. Wightman Crew
466th BG - 786th BS

Standing Left to Right: Roy Kurtz (R/O), Edward P. Kondziolka (N), Robert F. Wightman (P), Gorden L. Gunderson (CP), Paul R. Woodward (FE)

Kneeling Left to Right: Burton H. Zucker (G), David L. Brandts (G), Thomas W. Harrison (G), Peter I. Rowe (G) 466th Bomb Group collection

466th BG Historian

Object Number - UPL 22185 - Crew #667 Robert F. Wightman Crew 466th BG - 786th BS Standing Left to Right: Roy Kurtz (R/O), Edward P. Kondziolka (N), Robert F. Wightman...

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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 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-768351
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Damifino
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Small Change
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron

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

28 February 1925

Died

Long Beach, CA, USA 7 February 1979

Buried/ Commemorated

Riverside, CA, USA 10 February 1979 Riverside National Cemetery Riverside Riverside County California, USA Plot: 8, 0, 922

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