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Lyndle Glen Newman


Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #41-29365, Prisoner of War (POW).




  • Daniel Harris

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #41-29365, Prisoner of War (POW). Retired from a 31 year career in the USAF with the rank of Colonel.

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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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-29365

    B-24 Liberator
    Mission 291 350 B-24s are dispatched to aviation industry targets in Brunswick 1944-04-08 - MACR #: 3840 Notes:29365 (466th BG, 787th BS) lost Apr 8, 1944. MACR 3840

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 Sayre, Oklahoma, USA 22 June 1924
Enlisted Peoria, IL, USA 9 December 1942
Shot Down/Captured in the vicinity of Vorsfelde, Wolfsburg, Germany 8 April 1944
Prisoner of War (POW) Bad Sulza, Germany 15 April 1944 – 8 May 1945

Stalag 9a

Died Los Angeles, California 24 August 1989


Date Contributor Update
15 May 2020 21:19:03 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
28 November 2018 17:41:02 466thHistorian Changes to events

Date Contributor Update
28 November 2018 17:39:42 466thHistorian Changes to middlename and events

Date Contributor Update
14 January 2016 03:22:05 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, awards, events, place associations and media associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:27 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3840 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database