Joseph S. Almand Crew
Left to Right: Peter A. Miller (GC), Joseph E. Roth (GC), L. Vandermast, John Doscocz (GCC), Eugene J. Marceau (kneeling), Emil Wenzel (R/O) James Foriet (CP), John D. Locke (TG), Elvin Ligon (466CO), Douglas Space (G), Jay Evans (466th Engineering Officer), Dwight Kinsey (FE), Carl E. Burget (785th BS Engineering Officer), Joseph S. Almand (P), Nathan B. Hall (N)
The photo was taken on the occasion of B-24H-20-FO #42-94979 "Slick Chick" returned from her 100th consecutive mission without an abort due to mechanical failure. A feat for which her Ground Crew Chief, John Doscocz was awarded the Bronze Star. The date was 31 March 1945.
Kneeling in front: Eugene J. Marceau (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
Flew 34 missions. Flew on b-24 'Slick Chick'
Military | Captain | Squadron Engineering Officer
Retired from the USAF with the rank of Colonel
Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ground Crew Chief
Served as crew chief on the B-24 'Slick Chick'.
Military | Major | Group Engineering Officer
Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer
Military | Colonel | Commander - 466th Bomb Group
Retired from the USAF as a Major General
Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner
Completed 25 missions
Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner
Oldest and longest serving 466th BG B-24 to survive the war
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...