Gordon R Currie


Object Number - UPL 17366 - Crew #546 Robert A. Harken Crew 466th BG - 785th BS Standing Left to Right: Robert Harken (P), Robert Hosek (CP), Gordon Currie (N), William...


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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
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot


  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Same Ole Crap
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 785th Bomb Squadron
A B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95248) nicknamed "The Falcon" of the 466th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-24H-25-10. The Falcon, 42-95248 466 BG 2U-U.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: The Falcon
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: - Jennie
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron


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


Des Moines, IA, USA 11 June 1942


Iowa, USA
Schaller, IA 51053, USA
Prospect, KY, USA


Date30 Aug 2015 01:42:35

466th BG Historian

Date27 Sep 2014 18:11:35

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 and Brassfield, page 344

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