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Arthur A Kraft

Military

First 466th BG pilot to complete 30 missions.

Service

People

  • James Bates

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Carr

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Clarence Cless

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Peter Danylo

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Charles Greene

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Charles Hughes

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Jose Monfort

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Joseph O'Flaherty

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Norman Siegel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-52597 Lady Lightning

    B-24 Liberator
    Our pilot (Arthur Kraft) picked the plane up at the Willow Run factory and had to sign a $50,000 voucher. We were a new group. In February 1944 we took off from West Palm Beach, FL, stopped in Trinidad and then on to Belem, Brazil. From there we went...

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 Ohio, USA 1921
Lived in Cleveland, OH, USA 1942

3118 Natchez Avenue

Enlisted Cleveland, OH, USA 14 April 1942

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 June 2015 05:38:52 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
08 January 2015 02:46:42 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
08 January 2015 02:46:01 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
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466th BG Historian

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