Robert B Boyd


Object Number - UPL 22953 - Crew #650 Robert B. Boyd Crew 466th BG - 786th BS Standing Left to Right: Robert B. Boyd (P), Donald C. Bergelin (CP), Henry H. McDonald, ...


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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: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group


  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 445th Bomb Group 700th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Laden Maid
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron


  • Date: 30 November 1944
  • Date: 19 October 1944
  • Date: 12 October 1944
  • Date: 6 October 1944


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


Ohio, USA 1 December 1916


Grand Junction, CO, USA 18 March 2009
Findlay, OH 45840, USA
Grand Junction, CO, USA


Date17 Sep 2016 02:49:52

466th BG Archives - Undated letter, circa 1995

Date27 Sep 2014 18:22:59

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Company, D790.A2S45, 1998, page 214

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