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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

  • Richard Albrecht

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

  • David Brandts

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 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

  • Vester England

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 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.

  • Thomas Felber

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • George Forechi

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

  • William Gillespie

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Thomas Harrison

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

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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...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 03:51:31 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

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