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Crew of B-24 41-29439 shot down on 29 September 1944.
Back row, left to right: Staff Sergeant Owen Killborn, Lieutenant Sheldon Adler, Lieutenant Caulk, Technical Sergeant Paul Miller, Technical Sergeant Samuel Dragoon and Lieutenant Marshall Lewis.
Front row left to right: Staff Sergeant Dwight O Foster, Lieutenant Herbert Minard, Staff Sergeant Thomasset and Staff Sergeant Albert Spencer.

Connections

Units

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    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

People

  • Sheldon Adler

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    B-24H #41-29439. Crashed at Lioncourt, near St. Quentin, FR, on return from gas trucking mission to St. Dizier, FR. Crew of six all KNO. All received a group burial at the Jeff Barracks Cemetery.

  • Samuel Dragoon

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer
    B-24H #41-29439. Crashed at Lioncourt, near St. Quentin, FR, on return from gas trucking mission to St. Dizier, FR. Crew of six all KNO. All received a group burial at the Jeff Barracks Cemetery.

  • Dwight Foster

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner
    Dwight O. Foster was a ball turret gunner in a B-24. 466th BG, 787th Sq. Based at Attlebridge near Norwich. Over half his crew were killed in a crash landing in France.

  • Marshall Lewis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA). Plane crashed near St. Quentin, France while hauling fuel. ...

  • Paul Miller

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator
    B-24H #41-29439. Crashed at Lioncourt, near St. Quentin, FR, on return from gas trucking mission to St. Dizier, FR. Crew of six all KNO. All received a group burial at the Jeff Barracks Cemetery.

  • Herbert Minard

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    B-24H #41-29439. Crashed at Lioncourt, near St. Quentin, FR, on return from gas trucking mission to St. Dizier, FR. Crew of six all KNO. All received a group burial at the Jeff Barracks Cemetary.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 July 2016 16:31:38 Lucy May Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Sent through to the museum by Dwight O Foster's son, Eric.

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