John M Jacobowitz

Military
media-17295.jpeg UPL 17295 LTCOL John H. Jacobowitz
Squadron Commander - 786th BS
466th BG

466th BG Archives

Object Number - UPL 17295 - LTCOL John H. Jacobowitz Squadron Commander - 786th BS 466th BG

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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

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Lady Too
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Ghost Too
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Fran
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 30 November 1944
  • Date: 5 October 1944
  • Date: 8 September 1944

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

23 February 1917

Died

Kalamazoo, MI, USA 10 August 2001
Streator, IL 61364, USA

Buried/ Commemorated

Three Rivers, MI 49093, USA Riverside Cemetery Three Rivers St. Joseph County Michigan, USA Plot: 3-4

Other

Graduated

Chicago, IL, USA University of Illinois - Chicago College of Medicine

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466th BG Archives - Report on Mission No. 146, Neunkirchen, Germany - 30 Nov 1944
NARA Research provided by Brad Sullivan

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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 347 & Page 304 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Co 1998 edition, D790.A2S45

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