Elliott Woolner Calisch

Military
media-17301.jpeg UPL 17301 Crew #745
Rolland H. Bushner Crew
466th BG - 787th BS

Standing Left to Right: Elliott W. Calisch (B), Rolland H. Bushner (P), Robert D. Smith (CP), Walton Dender (N), Charles F. Parker (TG)

Kneeling Left to Right: Carl D. Terpak (WG), John R. Abplanalp (BTG), John F. Gavarny (R/O), Jack Murray (FE), Martin S. Sternberg (WG)

This crew completed a 35 combat mission tour: 9 August 1944 - 6 February 1945 466th Bomb Group collection

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

Object Number - UPL 17301 - Crew #745 Rolland H. Bushner Crew 466th BG - 787th BS Standing Left to Right: Elliott W. Calisch (B), Rolland H. Bushner (P), Robert D. Smith...

See his pilot's bio (Rolland H. Bushner) for a list of his combat missions

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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

  • Date: 30 November 1944
  • Date: 26 August 1944
  • Date: 14 August 1944

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Richmond, VA, USA 18 April 1923

Enlisted

Miami Beach, FL, USA 2 February 1943

Died

Richmond, VA, USA 4 August 2002

Buried/ Commemorated

Richmond, VA, USA 7 August 2002 Hollywood Cemetery Richmond Richmond City Virginia, USA Plot: Section: 2 Lot: 83
Richmond, VA, USA 3018 Kensington Ave.

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Elliott Woolner Calisch is my father. I am in possession of his dog tags and this is the source of his service number.

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466th BG Historian

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466th BG Historian

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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, p 343

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