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Crew #588
William D. Proppe Crew

Standing Left to Right: Calvin E. Toof (B), William D. Proppe (P), Dovre Gottschalk (CP), Thomas O. Levens (N)

Kneeling Left to Right: Charles E. McGinty (TG), Louis P. Ward (TT), James Charles Stacey (BTG), Ernest P. Keith (R/O), Milo I. Noble (NG), Gerald L. Weaver (FE)



  • 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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron


  • Dovre Gottschalk

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Ernest Keith

    Military | Radio Operator

  • Thomas Levens

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Retired from the USAF with the rank of Lt. Colonel

  • Charles McGinty

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

  • Milo Noble

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

  • William Proppe

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • James Stacey

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner

  • Calvin Toof

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier

  • Louis Ward

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner

  • Gerald Weaver

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer


  • 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
05 December 2014 01:16:16 466thHistorian Changes to collection

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
12 November 2014 22:05:00 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

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