John A Chismar

media-7610.jpeg UPL 7610 Crew #404/733
Dorsey L. Baker Crew

Standing Left to Right: Dorsey L. Baker (P), William G. Lenco (CP), William T. Brenner (N), Warren B. Hermes (B)

Kneeling far right: John A. Chismar (R/O). The three remaining men are unidentified in the photo

Rest of Crew: Lewis C. Scalzo (FE), Conrad Boudet (G), Gale Thompson (G), William Anderson (G), Matthew Ferrera (G)

The a/c is B-24H-15-CF #41-29439 "Gallopin' Ghost" Code: T9-K (784th BS) & 6L-K (787thBS)

This crew completed a 32 mission tour. 30 of them with the 784th BS 466th Bomb Group collection

466th BG Archives

Object Number - UPL 7610 - Crew #404/733 Dorsey L. Baker Crew Standing Left to Right: Dorsey L. Baker (P), William G. Lenco (CP), William T. Brenner (N), Warren B. Hermes...


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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 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-683645
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Pilot


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


Pittsburgh, PA, USA 9 October 1942


Pittsburgh, PA, USA 25 October 1969


Pittsburgh, PA, USA 30 October 1969 All Saints Braddock Catholic Cemetery Pittsburgh Allegheny County Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Soldier Section


Pennsylvania, USA


ChangesChanges to service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations. Changes to Role of Honour Picture. Changes to Role of Honour Picture

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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 and Brassfield, page 344

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