Eugene Drebert

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...

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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

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: White Elephant
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th 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

1920-05-22
Los Angeles, CA, USA 1120 1/2 West Blvd

Enlisted

1942-03-02

Died

New Mexico, USA 1980-07-25

Buried

Covina, CA, USA 1980-07-29 Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Covina Hills) • Covina, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot Cherished Memory, Map 22, Lot 5890, Space 1

Revisions

Date5 Dec 2014 14:48:59
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian

Date5 Dec 2014 14:45:20
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian

Date28 Nov 2014 15:42:48
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian

Date27 Sep 2014 18:09:20
ContributorAAM
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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, page 345

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