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Crew #608
Milton E. Hinman Crew
466th BG - 786th BS

Standing Left to Right: Elmer B. Rieber (WG), Richard Sullivan (N), Angelo Santandrea (B), William S. Smith (CP), Milton E. Hinman (P)

Kneeling Left to Right: Andrew T. Sabol (NG), Herbert E. May (TG), Ronald C. Fox (R/O), George W. Leitch (FE), Joseph F. Kowalski (BTG)

The crew completed a 33 mission combat tour. Note the censor has blocked out the second part of the nose art name.



  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron


  • Ronald Fox

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator

  • Milton Hinman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • Joseph Kowalski

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner

  • George Leitch

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer

  • Herbert May

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner

  • Elmer Rieber

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner
    Killed in an auto racing accident in 1947.

  • Andrew Sabol

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Nose Gunner

  • Angelo Santandrea

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    During World War II, he flew as a lead bombardier on B-24 bombers out of England over enemy occupied Continental Europe. While assigned to the 466th Bomb Group, 2nd Bomb Division, 8th Air Force, he completed a combat tour of 30 missions from March 22,...

  • William Smith

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Richard Sullivan

    Military | Captain | Navigator



  • Attlebridge

    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...


Date Contributor Update
24 May 2015 02:23:26 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

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