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1LT's Arthur J. Dyson (CP), Daniel J. McDermott (B) and John D. Howard (N)
Crew #668 - Svobodny/Dyson Crew
466th BG - 786th 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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron


  • Arthur Dyson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot/Pilot

  • John Howard

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator, Pilotage Navigator
    Flew missions to France in September 1944 hauling gasoline to Patton's troops. Flew 30 combat missions, the last ten as navigator on a lead crew. Air Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ETO Ribbon w/ 4 Battle Stars

  • Daniel McDermott

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier


  • 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
10 November 2018 04:59:38 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

Ken Howard - brother of John D. Howard