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  • Frank Penkalski

    Military | Other | Tail gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Frank PENKALSKI was born 26 August 1918 or 1919 (records differ on the year), the son of George W. and Stella (GULCZYNSKA/GORLOCK) PENKASKI. He was born in Pennsylvania. He served from his enlistment on 15 March 1944 until 21 Nov 1945. He enlisted at...

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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


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 Cook County, Illinois 6 June 1920
Enlisted Chicago, Illinois 30 September 1942
Lived in Chicago, IL, USA 1943

3912 S. Throop Street

466th BG Combat Tour 9 March 1945 – 21 April 1945

14 missions

Died Wheeling, Illinois 30 October 2004


Date Contributor Update
04 January 2019 17:12:38 466thHistorian Changes to events

Date Contributor Update
10 October 2015 01:12:29 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:49 AAM AAM ingest

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 & Brassford, page 343