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MACR 3843
42-52555
"Ole Tom Cat"
466th BG | 785th BS
09 Apr 1944

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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Clinton Caverne

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • James Davis

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Stephen Forton

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Waist Gunner
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 42-52555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Rolfe Lund

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 42-52555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Mulkern

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John O'Brien

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52555 'Ol' Tom Cat', Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Gordon Sinclair

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William Wentz

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Olen Williams

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Radio Operator
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Wayne Zierk

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner
    Ditched in the North Sea 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

Aircraft

Missions

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
18 April 2020 19:47:43 Brad Sullivan Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

NARA: Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs)

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