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Charles E Boisclair


On his 35th and final mission, after the briefing, crew was all aboard with engines running, waiting for taxi instructions, when the tower almost blasted us all out. 'Shut 'em down, it's all over'. The end of the war had finally come!


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


  • 894

    18 March 1945

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
Born Quincy, MA, USA 6 March 1923
Lived in Quincy, MA, USA 1943

16 Ballou Street

Based Attlebridge 5 December 1944 – 25 April 1945

466th BG Tour

Lived in Atlanta, GA, USA 1956
Lived in Auburn, AL, USA 2014
Died Opelika, AL, USA 15 June 2014


Date Contributor Update
24 April 2020 23:48:52 466thHistorian Changes to media associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
28 July 2018 01:14:30 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events and media associations

Date Contributor Update
09 January 2015 01:59:44 466thHistorian Changes to events

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
09 January 2015 01:58:06 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, events, unit associations and place associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:33 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum Membership List, July 2000