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Joseph W Edwards


Flew 30 missions. Took over tail gunner duties when Sam Estes was KIA.

4 Oak Leaf Cluster



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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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 785th Bomb Squadron


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 Dyer Brook, ME, USA 1922
Enlisted Aroostook County, ME, USA 1942
Enlisted 22 October 1942
Lived in Island Falls, ME, USA 2000


Date Contributor Update
30 August 2015 01:49:18 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:35 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia