William E Foreman

Military

Object Number - UPL 21240 - Crew of B-24 "What's Cookin Doc?" 466th Bomb Group. Standing left to right: Alexander Noble (TG), John Glenn (E), George Robinson (WG), John Ricci...

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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
  • Service Numbers: O-755692
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: What's Cookin Doc
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Warchamp
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Crow's Nest
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
A B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95248) nicknamed "The Falcon" of the 466th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-24H-25-10. The Falcon, 42-95248 466 BG 2U-U.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: The Falcon
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 785th 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

Idaho, USA 12 April 1921

Enlisted

Returned (RTD)

Hondo, TX 78861, USA 25 January 1943 - 21 July 1944 Hondo AAF

Other

466th BG Combat Tour

Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 16 June 1944 - 5 October 1944 30 combat missions

Died

Boise, ID, USA 7 June 1990
Pocatello, ID, USA 232 South 9th Street

Revisions

Date2 Apr 2020 16:26:44
ContributorBrad Sullivan
Date27 Sep 2014 18:27:55
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 8117 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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