Edwin J McGinty

Military

Object Number - UPL 6899 - James B. Carter Crew - Crew #654 - 466th BG - 786th BS Standing Left to Right: Edwin McGinty (CP), Eugene Dillinger (B), James B. Carter (P),...

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

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
Chicago, IL, USA 4931 West Adams Street Chicago, IL

Born

Revisions

Date15 May 2015 18:28:09
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date28 Nov 2014 17:07:15
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date27 Nov 2014 15:18:16
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Archives

Date27 Sep 2014 18:08:44
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 & Brassfield, page 348

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