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Paul W Brosey

Military

Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

People

  • Robert Bryans

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

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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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-52596 Mammy Yokum

    B-24 Liberator
    Mission 291 350 B-24s are dispatched to aviation industry targets in Brunswick. 1944-04-08 - MACR #: 3846 Notes: 52596 (466th BG, 784th BS, *Mammy Yokum*) lost Apr 8, 1944, Germany. MACR 3846

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 Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA 1924
Enlisted Harrisburg, PA, USA 24 November 1942
Killed in Action (KIA) Brunswick, Germany 8 April 1944
Buried Lancaster, PA, USA 1947

Cedar Lawn Cemetery
Lancaster
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section E 114 Space 2

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2015 01:44:48 466thHistorian Changes to service number, role, awards, events, person associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3846 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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