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Robert A Ott


Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 41-29423 'The Fan Dancer', Killed in Action.




  • William Foushee

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 41-29423 'The Fan Dancer. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

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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...

  • 786th 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 Bridgeport, Nebraska 1923
Lived in Morrill, NE 69358, USA 1942
Enlisted Cheyenne, WY, USA 23 November 1942

Fort Francis E. Warren

Died near Steinhuder Meer, 31515 Wunstorf, Germany 11 April 1944
Buried 1945

Plot K Row 16 Grave 6
Netherlands American Cemetery


Date Contributor Update
02 February 2021 19:45:35 jmoore43 Changes to nickname and biography

Flagged as a "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.
Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
04 January 2017 04:28:27 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:58 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3797