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John M Jacobowitz



Units served with

  • 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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron



  • 419

    17 June 1944

  • 8th Air Force 554

    15 August 1944
    Airfields in NW Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium are the primary targets for this mission. 8th Air Force despatches a total of 932 aircraft. The raid is coordinated with 1,000 Royal Air Force (RAF) heavy bombers and Mosquitos attacking 9 airfields...

  • 611

    8 September 1944
    We snafued on the bomb run and missed all the flak.

  • 665

    5 October 1944

  • 731

    30 November 1944

  • 8th Air Force 760

    24 December 1944
    1. Decision. ...

  • 863

    4 March 1945

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...


Event Location Date
Born 23 February 1917
Lived in Streator, IL 61364, USA 1942
Graduated Chicago, IL, USA 1950

University of Illinois - Chicago
College of Medicine

Buried Three Rivers, MI 49093, USA 2001

Riverside Cemetery
Three Rivers
St. Joseph County
Michigan, USA
Plot: 3-4

Died Kalamazoo, MI, USA 10 August 2001


Date Contributor Update
23 April 2020 21:32:28 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft associations

466th BG Archives - Report on Mission No. 146, Neunkirchen, Germany - 30 Nov 1944
NARA Research provided by Brad Sullivan

Date Contributor Update
02 August 2016 00:53:09 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft associations

466th BG ARchives

Date Contributor Update
28 November 2015 03:02:44 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft associations and mission associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
16 August 2015 05:27:14 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank and events

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2014 02:11:25 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:27 AAM AAM ingest

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 347 & Page 304 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Co 1998 edition, D790.A2S45