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Gale Raymond

Military

See Neil Gobrecht's page for list of missions

Service

People

  • Earl Beitler

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot -- Squadron Operations Officer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Neil Gobrecht

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot/Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew B-24 in combat in WW 2. Flew B-29 during the Korean War. Flew U-10 in combat during the Vietnam War Retired as a Lt. Colonel. Was a science teacher for 12 years before retiring.

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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

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 Oklahoma, USA 4 September 1924
Lived in Shelby County, TN, USA 1943
Enlisted Fort Oglethorpe, GA, USA 4 February 1943
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 6 November 1944 – 10 April 1945
Died Sugar Land, TX, USA 8 September 2005
Buried Houston, TX, USA 12 September 2005

Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 September 2015 02:03:19 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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