Robert C Greenwood

Military

Object Number - UPL 16625 - Crew #648 Robert C. Greenwood / Verdun Munroe Cre 466th BG - 786th BS Standing Left to Right: Robert C. Greenwood (P), Harry E. Haseman (CP),...

Originally pilot of Crew #648 in the 786th BS. He took over Crew #739 when their pilot (Robert Harrington) was lost while flying with a makeshift crew.

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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: 39275720
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade)
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-716271
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33568833
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade)
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Parson's Chariot
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 491st Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 786th Bomb Squadron 853rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th 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

Oklahoma, USA

Enlisted

Oklahoma City, OK, USA 1942-10-30
Tulsa, OK, USA 1809 College Avenue

Died

Tulsa, OK, USA

Buried

Tulsa, OK, USA Rose Hill Memorial Park Tulsa Tulsa County Oklahoma, USA

Revisions

Date30 Jun 2015 23:26:50
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date27 Sep 2014 18:23:03
ContributorAAM
Sources

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, p345

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