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James B. Carter Crew - Crew #654 - 466th BG - 786th BS

Standing Left to Right: Edwin McGinty (CP), Eugene Dillinger (B), James B. Carter (P), John R. Loeper (N), Unknown

Kneeling Left to Right: Merrill Bradlee (RWG), Seymour Kopels (TG), Ralph McGrath (R/O), Ward Hauenstein (FE), Herman Juneau (LWG), Leslie Fossey (NG)

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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Merrill Bradlee

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner
    35 Missions, some easy, some tough. Never hit by fighters, usually took some flak. No one on crew wounded or killed. AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ETO w/ 4 Battle Stars

  • James Carter

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • Eugene Dillinger

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Leslie Fossey

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

  • Ward Hauenstein

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

  • Herman Juneau

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

  • Seymour Kopels

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

  • John Loeper

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Edwin McGinty

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Ralph McGrath

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator

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
25 January 2019 03:43:23 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN AT ATTLEBRIDGE - 466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2019 12:24:23 Emily Changes to place associations and mission associations
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Removed associations not depicted in image

Date Contributor Update
27 November 2014 15:17:41 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations
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466th BG Archives

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