William Harold LeFebve

Military

Object Number - UPL 18305 - John Malone, John J. Collins, James W. Parke, Bill LaFabre, Francis Reeder 466th BG

Born in Chicago, Ill. and entered active service 4 Jan. 1943 and discharged 31 August 1945.

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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

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

Chicago, IL, USA 1913-04-27

Other

Inducted into the US Army

Fort Sheridan, IL, USA 1942-12-28

Revisions

Date24 Mar 2017 17:59:28
ContributorLucy May
Sources

Added map pins from existing information in the record.

Date26 Feb 2017 00:54:36
Contributorskip
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My father discharge papers

Date26 Feb 2017 00:47:45
Contributorskip
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From my father discharged papers

Date27 Sep 2014 18:04:35
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, page 347

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