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Crew #792
Richard D. Koch Crew
466th BG - 787th BS
B-24H-30-CF #42-50448 "Earthquake McGoon" Code: 6L-H

Standing Left to Right: Bernie L. Lathrop (N), Ray Pointbriand (R/O), Jack Cahill (WG), Richard D. Koch (P)

Kneeling Left to Right: Eugene D. Person (FE), Victor D. Peternel (CP), Thomas Nolan (BTG/WG), Herbert Litchfield (TG), Perry Kerr (NG)

This crew completed 11 combat missions before hostilities ended



  • 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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron




  • 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
08 October 2015 21:46:20 466thHistorian Changes to caption

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
08 October 2015 02:38:19 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom