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John T Bohan

Military

Service

People

  • Earl Wassom

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 35 missions from 1 August 1944 to April 1945. And Flew 8 gas hauls, all to France. Early believes that this might be the highest number of any pilot in the 8th Air Force. ...

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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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • 702

    5 November 1944

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

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 January 2015 05:42:56 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
12 November 2014 02:00:49 466thHistorian Changes to role
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:40 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, p 343

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