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Herbert S Leopold

Military

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Service

People

  • David Bridgers

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Eisenhaure

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Richard Garlichs

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

  • Robert Greenwood

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Originally pilot of Crew #648 in the 786th BS. He took over Crew #739 when their pilot (Robert Harrington) was lost while flying with a makeshift crew.

  • Robert Harrington

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Bob Harrington piloted the B-24 "Troublemaker" (#42-95067), stationed at Attlebridge in the summer of 1944. After nine missions with Troublemaker, on August 15, 1944 he was called up to fly an unfamiliar aircraft, Ramblin' Wreck (#41-28932), with a...

  • Joseph Iurlano

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Served from 6 November 1944 to 10 March 1945. Flew 38 missions, but the crew were only credited with 35. One of the three was recalled after all the aircraft had taken off.

  • 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

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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
Lived in Bronx, NY, USA 1942

1422 Nelson Avenue.

Lived in San Diego, CA, USA 2000

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2018 10:26:36 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

David Bridgers' entry in the book ATTLEBRIDGE ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, p 343

Date Contributor Update
21 October 2015 10:52:02 general ira snapsorter Changes to events
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :
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 347;
466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
06 October 2015 00:10:46 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2015 16:01:24 466thHistorian Changes to events, person associations and media associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
04 January 2015 01:38:22 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, biography, person associations, unit associations and place associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:56 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 347

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