Edward Covington Brown III

media-7239.jpeg UPL 7239 Crew #751 & #483
Ivan M. Wright Crew
466th BG - 787th and 784th Bomb Squadrons
B-24J-1-FO #42-95617 "Jennie" Code: T9-I

Standing Left to Right: Harold E. Hansen (B), Edward C. Brown (N), Edward M. Ritts (CP), Ivan M. Wright (P)

Kneeling Left to Right: John D. Van Nest (G), Arthur A. Danekas (G), Vern C. Rhoades (R/O), Robert P. Nichols (FE), John W. Fee (G), Geranld K. Novell (G)

466th BG Historian

Object Number - UPL 7239 - Crew #751 & #483 Ivan M. Wright Crew 466th BG - 787th and 784th Bomb Squadrons B-24J-1-FO #42-95617 "Jennie" Code: T9-I Standing Left to...

Flew 30 missions (Lead Crew) July 1944-VE Day.

See Ivan M. Wright for a list of missions.


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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 784th Bomb Squadron 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-696499
  • 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


Rochville Centre, Long Island, New York 29 August 1919
Lincoln, NE, USA 1950 Judson


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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self

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