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Martin L Coleman

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  • James Van Ginkel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    35 bombing missions in Germany: 1944 - 5 Sept Karlsruhe; 9 Sept Mainz; 9 Oct Koblenz; 12 Oct Osnabruck; 18 Oct Cologne; 19 Oct Mainz; 26 Oct Bottrop; 30 Oct Hamburg; 1 Nov Gelsenkirchen; 5 Nov Karlsruhe; 9 Nov Saarburcken; 29 Nov Bielefield; 26 Nov...

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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...

  • 787th 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Bellingham, WA, USA 1942

1235 Northwest Road
Bellingham, WA

466th BG Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 5 September 1944 – 22 March 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 April 2015 01:58:51 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank and person associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
28 November 2014 18:51:42 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:44 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 and Brassfield, page 344

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