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Robert Powers Halloran

Military

Service

People

  • Delbert Mann

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot; Intelligence Officer | 467th Bomb Group
    35 missions in exactly 100 days, 30-May thru 05-Sep. Plane named 'Witchcraft. ' Flew D-Day. Transferred to 491st and became Squadron Intelligence Officer. Briefed, interrogated, wrote awards and decorations, taught aircraft recognition. Returned on the...

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 467th Bomb Group

    467th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 467th Bomb Group, or the "Rackheath Aggies" as they came to be known, flew B-24 Liberators on missions from April 1944. Its air crews became known for their accuracy and the Group had the best overall standing for accuracy within the Eighth Air...

  • 789th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-52534 'Witchcraft'

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24 Liberator nicknamed Witchcraft (serial number 42-52534, Q2-M) was flown by the 790th Bomb Squadron, 467th Bomb Group, and is famous for completing the most missions of ...

Associated Place

  • Rackheath

    Military site : airfield
    First allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a bomber base in August 1942, Rackheath was then earmarked as a fighter base but, because of delay in construction, was never used as such. Built during 1943, the station had three concrete runways, 50 loop...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Worcester, MA 16 May 1921
Lived in Worcester, MA February 1942
467th BG Combat Tour Rackheath Airfield, UK May 1944 – November 1944
Died Victorville, CA 20 August 1999
Buried Riverside National Cemetery 23 August 1999

Riverside National Cemetery
Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Plot
50, 0, 4636

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 December 2020 17:39:19 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2238&h=19606252...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/742826/robert-powers-halloran
https://www.fold3.com/image/575163205?terms=photo,crew

Date Contributor Update
11 December 2020 17:39:08 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2238&h=19606252...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/742826/robert-powers-halloran
https://www.fold3.com/image/575163205?terms=photo,crew

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in Healy's book on 467th BG

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