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Werner Henry Heidtbrink Jr.

Military

Service

People

  • John Gerrity

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    35 missions flown, 7 August 1944 through 4 March 1945 AM, 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ETO Ribbon, 6 Battle Stars

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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...

  • 785th 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 Missouri, USA 1923
Lived in Valley, NE, USA 1930
Lived in Seward, NE 68434, USA 1942

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466th BG Combat Tour 7 August 1944 – 4 March 1945
Lived in Denver, CO, USA 2000

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 September 2015 00:18:11 466thHistorian Changes to surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:36 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 & Brassfield, page 346

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