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Robert E Gordon

Military

Service

People

  • Lane Arrington

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Doyle Campbell

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Nose Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Marvin Hendrickson

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Charles Ondes

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • George Perry

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Otis Tichenor

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • LeRoy Zach

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

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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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-50368 Delores Jean

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-95067 Troublemaker

    B-24 Liberator
    This B-24 was stationed in Attlebridge and was named and flown by the Robert Harrington crew from June-August 1944. After Harrington was shot down in another aircraft, RC Greenwood piloted this B-24. It flew close to 100 missions in Europe.

  • 44-40357

    B-24 Liberator

  • 44-40325 Moonlight Marge

    B-24 Liberator

Missions

  • 729

    29 November 1944

  • 863

    4 March 1945

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
Lived in Fort Scott, KS 66701, USA 1942
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 29 November 1944 – 18 April 1945
Lived in Slidell, LA, USA 2003

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 July 2016 01:49:18 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:14 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, p345 & Page 280 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Co, 1998 edition

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