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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
  • 785th 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

  • Richard Baynes

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    35 missions. 6 gas hauling missions flying gas to Patton's army. Author of Replacement Crew in library. Air Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC

  • Albert Brown

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Charles Brown

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • William Crayne

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

  • Anthony DiSanti

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Billy Dysart

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

  • Rudolph Gorisek

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

  • John Graef

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

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Missions

  • 731

    30 November 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

Event Location Date
Combat Mission 53424 Remagen, Germany 2 January 1945

Raymond Normandin Crew
Crew #465
Rail Road Bridge
The right main landing gear failed upon landing at Attlebridge causing the #4 propeller to detach and other "Category E" damage. When the ship was repaired she was transferred to the 785th BS

Combat Mission Friedberg, Germany 12 March 1945

Bill Proppe Crew - Crew #588
Marshaling Yard

Combat Mission Zossen, Germany 15 March 1945

Bill Proppe Crew - Crew #588
German Army Supreme HQ
12x 250lb GP
4x 500lb M17 Incendiary

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 December 2016 03:00:44 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

"Attlebridge Diaries" - John Woolnough
page 152

Date Contributor Update
29 December 2016 02:42:54 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Archives - William Proppe mission list

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 22:10:20 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

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