Joseph M Greenberg

Military

B-24H #41-29434 'Terry and the Pirates' was involved in a mid-air collision after the other a/c was hit by flak over the target of Berlin and crashed W of Oranienburg, GR on 22 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

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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

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-532947
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Terry & The Pirates
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th 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

Brighton, Massachusetts, USA 13 April 1914

Enlisted

Boston, MA, USA 18 March 1943

Other

Shot Down/Captured

Malz, Oranienburg, Germany 22 March 1944

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Tychowo, Poland 23 March 1944 - 1 May 1945 Stalag Luft IV

Died

Redwood City, CA, USA 3 June 1993

Buried

7 June 1993 Golden Gate National Cemetery San Bruno San Mateo County California, USA Plot: Section CF Site 244

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:17:28
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3492 / MACR 3492, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database