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Richard Zoltan Rozner

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  • David Baron

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

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  • 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

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  • 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...

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Born 7 December 1922
Lived in Queens County, NY, USA 1942
Died Mooresville, NC, USA 25 January 2012

Richard was a resident of Mooresville, North Carolina at the time of his passing.

He entered the Aviation Cadet Program of the US Army Air Corps and graduated from Pilot Training in May 1944. During WWII, he was assigned to the 466th Bomb Group ' 8th AF in England flying 25 missions in B-24 bombers to targets over Germany such as Berlin, Magdeburg, Regensburg, Essen and Munster. After WWII, he was assigned to the Pacific at Hickam AFB in Hawaii. During the Korean War, he flew air evacuation bringing the wounded home. He logged over 9,000 hours flying time during his 24 year Air Force career.

He was preceded in death by his wife Camilla.

He will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery with his wife Camilla. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Monday, January 30, 2012, at the Cavin-Cook Funeral Home Chapel, Mooresville. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Full military honors will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Buried 16 May 2012

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 69 Site 3739

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 October 2015 02:15:09 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:48 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 DIARY by Wassom & Brassfield, page 349

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