786th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

Object Number - UPL 6616 - 466TH BOMB GROUP, 786th Sq, Dougherty Crew # 612. While waiting for a delayed mission, crew members were taking it easy when a jeep rolled up and a...

Commanding Officers

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-399662
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Squadron Commander - Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-421822
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Commander - 785th Bomb Squadron & 784th Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-404015
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Squadron Commander

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Unit stations

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Based

Attlebridge

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-862190
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Squadron Engineering Officer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade)
  • Role/Job: Squadron Ordinance
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Shack
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Dirty Gertie
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: The Crippled Bitch
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Mad Monk
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 786th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date13 Mar 2015 16:51:57
Contributorrossingtonj
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Type added.

Date2 Jan 2015 02:57:08
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian

Date2 Jan 2015 02:55:38
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian

Date2 Jan 2015 02:33:55
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian

Date27 Nov 2014 01:21:59
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:51
ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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