Edward P Anastasio

Military

Object Number - UPL 6398 - Crew of unknown aircraft of the 466/786. This is an interesting photo. First these men didn't go into combat as a crew. Of the officers in the...

786th Bomb Squadron Commander
Retired from the USAF with the rank of Lt. Colonel

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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

Missions

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

Spokane, WA, USA 2 April 1914

Died

Spokane, WA, USA 1 April 1982
Racine, WI, USA 2521 Olive Street

Revisions

Date22 Nov 2017 00:10:04
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian

Date13 Sep 2016 00:03:19
Contributor466thHistorian
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mooseroots.com

Date25 Dec 2014 08:21:01
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian

Date27 Sep 2014 18:08:10
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, page 343

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