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Jerome B True

Military

Entered services on 1 September 1943; graduated Tyndall Field Aerial Gunnery School (February 1944). Completed 25 missions with 8th AF in March 1945.

AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ EAME

Service

People

  • William Dale

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Thomas Harrell

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Syracuse, NY, USA 17 September 1924
Lived in Onondaga County, NY, USA 1943
Enlisted Syracuse, NY, USA 1 August 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 October 2017 09:58:37 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and events
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
- self

Date Contributor Update
17 July 2015 02:39:56 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
17 July 2015 02:30:17 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, firstname, nickname, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book ATTLEBRIDGE ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, page 331

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