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Walter Thomas Schaeffer




  • Morgan Cox

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb 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...

  • 785th 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...


Event Location Date
Enlisted Lancaster, PA, USA 14 April 1943
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, UK 18 April 1944 – 26 September 1944
Seperated from Service Spokane, WA, USA 8 October 1945

Baxter General Hospital


Date Contributor Update
12 February 2018 21:58:55 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number and events

research provided by genealogist Marcia Melnyk

Date Contributor Update
15 August 2015 20:09:45 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:02 AAM AAM ingest

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 and Brassfield, page 350