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Calvin T Morton

Military

Service

People

  • Elmer Anderson

    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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 869

    7 March 1945

  • 872

    8 March 1945
    Mission 872: 1,353 bombers and 326 fighters are dispatched to hit benzol plants, an oil plant and rail targets in Germany using PFF; NO AIRCRAFT ARE LOST AND THERE ARE NO CASUALTIES! ...

  • 881

    11 March 1945
    Narrative - Official Air Force Mission Description ...

  • 892

    17 March 1945

  • 8th Air Force 911

    24 March 1945
    "8th AF Aided Paratroops ...

  • 8th Air Force 913

    25 March 1945

  • 8th Air Force 920

    31 March 1945

  • 8th Air Force 931

    7 April 1945
    1,200 Heavies Hit Reich After 1-Day Nazi Air Bid ...

  • 8th Air Force 935

    9 April 1945
    "Heavy bombers of the 8th Air Force once more struck at the source of German air power when over 1,250 Fortresses and Liberators, protected by approximately 750 fighters, hammered ten airfields in the vicinity of Munich, besides attacking an oil depot...

  • 8th Air Force 939

    10 April 1945

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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 10 February 1925
Lived in Bellmore, NY, USA 1943

6 Regina Avenue

Lived in Goleta, CA, USA 1975
Died 5 August 2006
Buried East Farmingdale, NY, USA 10 August 2006

Long Island National Cemetery
East Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 April 2018 21:59:16 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom
page 30

Date Contributor Update
15 June 2016 21:02:40 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
17 April 2015 03:06:07 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:00 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 348

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