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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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Glen Alexander

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Lead Crew Squadron Operations Officer AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC

  • Robert Baumann

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

  • Everrett Cranage

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

  • Harry Deboef

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Dougherty

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew the "Dirty Gertie" and completed 32 missions.

  • Ray Edwards

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • William Fowler

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineeer | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Graft in B-24 #42110188

  • John Gates

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Graft in B-24 #42110188

  • Charles Gibson

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    After the war Charlie married Antonetta Antonacci. He and Antonetta enjoyed traveling to Europe and across the USA as well as skiing in Vermont while visiting their second home, a Chalet, which Charlie built himself. Charlie was employed as a research...

  • Samuel Godwin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 32 missions, starting 22 April 1944 and ending 16 July 1944 DFC/ Air Medal

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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

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 March 2015 21:20:55 Bill Morris Changes to media associations
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date Contributor Update
01 November 2014 15:20:19 mvandemark Changes to production block number
Sources

Found in my grandfather's photos

Date Contributor Update
01 November 2014 14:36:11 mvandemark Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

Found with my grandfather's photos

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