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Seymour Kopels

Military

Service

People

  • James Carter

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 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...

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York, USA 5 October 1917
Lived in Bronx, NY, USA 1943
Enlisted New York, NY, USA 5 October 1943
Died New York, USA 28 January 2003
Buried Calverton, NY, USA 31 January 2003

Calverton National Cemetery
Calverton
Suffolk County
New York, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 May 2015 18:21:31 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 November 2014 15:24:06 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank and role
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466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:04 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, page 347

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