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Crew #781 - David Bercaw Crew
466th BG - 787th BS
B-24H-30-CF #42-50448 "Earthquake McGoon" Code: 6L-H
466th BG - 787th BS



  • 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


  • David Bercaw

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • Lewis Darlin

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner

  • Ralph Fine

    Military | Major | Co-Pilot and Pilot
    Born Mpls, MN USA 1920. Ralph initially served as a flight mechanic at Patterson Field, applied for pilot training and received his wings at Ellington Field, TX. Ralph served as copilot and pilot in the 466th Bomb Group, 787th SQDN. Second Division,...

  • Theodore Lundquist

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Delphin Pichon

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner

  • Morris Royster

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner
    Flew on 'Earthquake McGoon'



  • 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
31 May 2018 01:27:16 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

information provided by genealogist Marcia Melnyk