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Joseph E Roth

Military

Service

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

Aircraft

  • 42-94979 Slick Chick

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

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 Indiana, USA 15 January 1918
Lived in Fayette County, IN, USA 1941
Enlisted Indianapolis, IN, USA 17 April 1941

Fort Benjamin Harrison

Died Cincinnati, OH, USA 20 December 2006
Buried Cincinnati, OH, USA 23 December 2006

Saint Joseph New Cemetery
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 September 2015 02:31:30 466thHistorian Changes to service number and events
Sources

466th BG Historian
mooseroots.com

Date Contributor Update
24 December 2014 16:03:01 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum Membership List, July 2000 & Page 392 in the book 2ND AIR DIVISIONby Turner Publishing Company, 1998 edition (D790.A2S45)

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