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B-24 Liberator

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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron

People

  • John Blumenstock

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF with the rank of Lt. Colonel

  • James Gist

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Graef

    Military | Captain | Pilot; Assistant Group Operations Officer | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Jacobowitz

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Squadron Commander | 466th Bomb Group

  • Paul Kinder

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

  • Robert Linard

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

  • Ray Otto

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

  • Alson Petty

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

  • Lawrence Reber

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Rohrssen

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew first mission to Misburg, Germany on August 24, 1944 A/C was B-24J named 'Parsons Chariot' - Lost two engines over target and third on final approach landing at Attlebridge. AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

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Missions

  • 863

    4 March 1945

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...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 November 2014 01:45:47 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
29 November 2014 01:45:00 466thHistorian Changes to markings
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2014 00:38:22 466thHistorian Changes to person associations and place associations
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Chris Brassfield

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2014 00:31:31 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames and markings
Sources

Chris Brassfield

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