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SSGT James O. Bates
466th BG - 784th BS
Waist Gunner - Arthur Kraft Crew
Certificate of Valor

Connections

Units

  • 96th Combat Bomb Wing
  • 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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron

People

  • James Bates

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

Locations

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 September 2016 01:20:55 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

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