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44-10521

B-24 Liberator

Crash landed in Si've, Sweden 02 Apr 1945. MACR# 13736

Service

Units

  • 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

People

  • William Anciaux

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    William L Anciaux flew as a navigator with the 466th Bomb Group. He was interned after his B-24 (serial number 44-10521), nicknamed 'Laden Maid', crashed in Sweden on 2 April 1945. (466th BG flew B-24s, not B-17s).

  • Robert Bieber

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

  • Robert Boyd

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Paul Boyle

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Jerry Cappellini

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

  • Joe Columbo

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

  • Robert Davis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    INT crashed in Sweden on 2 April 1945 in B-24 'Laden Maid' #4410521

  • Arthur Dyson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot/Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Paul Evans

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    DFC w 2 Oak Leaf Clusters Also served in Korea and Vietnam. Retired from the USAF with the rank of Lt. Colonel.

  • Barney Fisher

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

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Missions

Places

  • 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
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 2 April 1945
Crashed Sweden

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 April 2020 13:58:22 Brad Sullivan Changes to description
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/1/29426024

Date Contributor Update
02 June 2015 10:01:07 Lucy May Changes to events
Sources

Cross referred location of crash from crewmembers' entries.

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 21:16:37 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, markings and media associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 21:14:36 466thHistorian Changes to production block number
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2014 00:33:42 466thHistorian Changes to nicknames, markings, person associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian - Chris Brassfield

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 13736 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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