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Robert George Martinson

Military

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

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Service

People

  • 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

    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

Aircraft

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
Born Glendive, Montana 3 November 1921
Enlisted Dawson County, MT, USA 1941
Enlisted Missoula, MT, USA 14 December 1941
Killed in action near Steinhuder Meer, 31515 Wunstorf, Germany 11 April 1944
Buried 1945

Plot L Row 13 Grave 1
Netherlands American Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 November 2018 23:33:07 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=61471&h=936893&...

Date Contributor Update
22 March 2017 16:19:12 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and events
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- MACR 3797 ;
- Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
02 January 2017 21:50:52 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, events, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Martinson&GSfn=Rob...
abmc.ov
"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Chris Brassfield & Earl Wassom
page 97

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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