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Robert E Bryans

Military

Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

People

  • John Bednarski

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Walter Bosserman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Paul Brosey

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Joseph Brunner

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Philip Carroll

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Prisoner of War (POW). Had flown 2 missions POW/Purple Heart

  • Philip Carroll

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Walter Hatcher

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot; Assistant Squadron Ops Officer (784th BS), Command Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Was on a 24 hour pass when the rest of his crew was shot down on 8 April 1944

  • John Karatkiewicz

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Theodore Pung

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Edward Whaley

    Military | First Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 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

Missions

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...

  • Stalag Luft I

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Enlisted Minot, ND, USA 13 August 1942
Shot Down Brunswick, Germany 8 April 1944
POW Barth, Germany 8 April 1944 – June 1945

Stalag Luft I

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 November 2017 10:18:52 Lucy May Changes to biography, events and place associations
Sources

For reference, surname is spelt 'Byrons' according to these 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

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2015 01:04:32 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:12 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 & Brassfield, p 343

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