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42-95010

B-24 Liberator

Service

Aircraft

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

  • Jackie Bishop

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Kenneth Blackburn

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) 21.07.44

  • Adolph Cummings

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 25 missions from Oct 5, 1944 to Apr 15, 1945 Air Medal w 3/Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Arnold Deiterman

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

  • William Foreman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Richard Halstead

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

  • Joseph Hartley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Joseph Hartley was killed in action in B-24H #42-95010 'Crow's Nest' on his final mission. Hartley was KIA when he was hit in the head by 20mm cannon fire from attacking German fighters. The wounded co-pilot was able to bring the aircraft back to...

  • Roy Hurst

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • George Maxton

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Henry McKinley

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

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Missions

  • 545

    12 August 1944

  • 667

    6 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

Event Location Date
Crashed Brussels, Belgium 26 October 1944

Crash landed near Brussels, Belgium on 26 October 1944. Battle damage and low on gas.
George F. Maxton Crew - Crew #663
A/C was written off and salvaged for parts

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 November 2014 17:20:26 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
04 November 2014 17:19:39 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
04 November 2014 17:18:56 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, nicknames, markings, events and media associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

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