Elmer S. Anderson Crew
466th BG - 787th BS
Standing Left to Right - Harry F. Faggetter (N), Elmer S. Anderson (P), Unidentified person, Edward G. Mello (FE), Andrew W. Jesinkowski (WG)
Kneeling Left to Right: Calvin T. Morton (CP), William R. Taylor (TG), Verl W. Bell (BT)
Sitting in Front: Harry L. Lewis (G)
The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner
See pilot for list of missions.
Military | Flight Officer | Pilotage Navigator
Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner
Changed his name after the war to "Andrew W. Jason"
Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Nose Gunner/D.R. Navigator
Flew 14 missions in 1945
Retired as a Senior Master Sergeant from the USAF
Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Flight Engineer
Eddie dropped out of high school to join the Navy but was turned down due to color vision issues so he next tried and succeeded in joining the Army Air Corps. Went to war at age 20 and flew 16 missions (See media for descriptions of the missions)....
Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner
Military site : airfield
Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...