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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

  • Curtis Adamy

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Glen Alexander

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

  • John Blumenstock

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

  • Jerry Cappellini

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

  • Joe Columbo

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

  • William Crayne

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

  • Nick Furnace

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot; Crew Commander | 466th Bomb Group
    DFC w/cluster

  • William Gillespie

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Rudolph Gorisek

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

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Missions

  • 541

    11 August 1944

  • 676

    14 October 1944
    Black Week

  • 681

    17 October 1944

  • 683

    19 October 1944

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 22:00:01 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 21:59:35 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

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