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Alfred F Orlando

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  • 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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

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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 Far Rockaway Beach, New York, USA 1916
Lived in Brooklyn, NY, USA 1942
Enlisted Governors Island, New York, NY 11231, USA 24 April 1942

Fort Jay

Killed in Action (KIA) 31675 Bückeburg, Germany 11 April 1944

Aircraft shot down by German fighters. Orlando and Irvin Mintz were KIA. The rest of the Tedrowe crew were made KIA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 January 2017 04:20:41 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

466th BG Roll of Honor

Date Contributor Update
04 January 2017 04:19:42 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=2857337

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3839 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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