Robert Francis Chibos

Military
media-7223.jpeg UPL 7223 B-24H-20-DT #41-28971 "Ready and Waiting" Code: 6L-G
Left to Right: Robert Chibos (N), Westcot B. Stone (P), Kenneth J. Sanford (CP)
Crew #417 & 720
466th BG - 784th & 787th Bomb Squadrons

466th BG Historian

Object Number - UPL 7223 - B-24H-20-DT #41-28971 "Ready and Waiting" Code: 6L-G Left to Right: Robert Chibos (N), Westcot B. Stone (P), Kenneth J. Sanford (CP) Crew #417 &...

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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 784th Bomb Squadron 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-661570
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Ready and Waiting
  • 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

California, USA 26 November 1920

Died

27 December 1964

Buried/ Commemorated

San Bruno, CA, USA 31 December 1964 Golden Gate National Cemetery San Bruno San Mateo County California, USA Plot: 2B 0 4310-B

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I am his son.

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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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