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John W Brown


Target Berlin was first mission - March 1944. Flew ill-fated night mission to Hamm, Ger. Supported D-Day. 2 Purple Hearts on crew.

DFC, AMw3Oak Leaf Cluster AFLegion of Merit

In Memoriam

'In memory of John Brown's Polaris crew- 466 BG.'
Remebered by Wayne Tabor (Waist Gunner 466th BG), Louisville, KY.



  • William Babcock

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Enders

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Enginee/Top Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Nicholas Weisgarber

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron



  • 419

    17 June 1944


Event Location Date
Born Lenox, Ia 5 November 1918


Date Contributor Update
05 November 2014 17:00:08 Emily Changes to memoriam

Wayne Tabor, via American Air Museum Memory Book Correspondence.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:45 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, p 343, Self