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B+24H-10-FO #42-94979 "Slick Chick" Code: 2U-F

Standing Left to Right: John Doskocz (Ground Crew Chief), Joseph Roth (GC), Peter A. Miller (GC), Elvin Ligon (466th BG CO)

Colonel Ligon congratulating "Slick Chick's" ground crew on keeping their charge flying for 100 combat missions. John Doskocz earned the Bronze Star for this accomplishment.

31 March 1945

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

  • John Doskocz

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ground Crew Chief
    Served as crew chief on the B-24 'Slick Chick'. Bronze Star

  • Elvin Ligon

    Military | Colonel | Commander - 466th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF as a Major General http://www.af.mil/AboutUs/Biographies/Display/tabid/225/Article/106386/major-general-elvin-s-ligon.aspx

  • Peter Miller

    Military | Corporal | Assistant Ground Crew Chief

  • Joseph Roth

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Ground Crew

Aircraft

  • 42-94979 Slick Chick

    B-24 Liberator
    Oldest and longest serving 466th BG B-24 to survive the war ...

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
24 December 2014 15:53:22 466thHistorian Changes to caption
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
24 December 2014 15:52:03 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

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