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Dewey Arnold Whisenant

Military

Service

People

  • David Bridgers

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Richard Garlichs

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

  • Herbert Leopold

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zal_-ZkNqo

  • Jack Starlin

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

  • James Steel

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

  • Joseph Van Dyke

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

  • Andrew Van Slot

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group
    31 bombing missions, 4 gas hauls for Patton, Battle of the Bulge. Going overseas from Goose Bay, we had ice on the ailerones and went into a spin at 13,500. Pulled out at 3500. The ice finally broke with temp change. We were called back to Goose Bay....

  • Charles Walker

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-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

  • 667

    6 October 1944

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 Attalla, Alabama 10 September 1922
Died Gadsden, AL, USA 7 February 2003
Buried Duck Springs, Alabama, USA 11 February 2003

He was buried in Kyuka Baptist Ch. Cem., Duck Springs, Etowah Co., AL, 34.167500,-86.020556;

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2018 10:45:27 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

David Bridgers' entry in the book ATTLEBRIDGE ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, p 56

Date Contributor Update
05 July 2016 00:29:26 466thHistorian Changes to events and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
05 July 2016 00:27:58 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
04 January 2015 03:43:07 466thHistorian Changes to events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self

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