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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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Richard Barrickman

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

  • Arthur Bass

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Norman Boehm

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

  • George Bowes

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

  • Robert Boynton

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

  • Martin Bredvik

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Morgan Cox

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Abe Frost

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

  • Richard Gray

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-24 Co-Pilot/Fighter Pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Waren on 4 Apr 45 in P-51 'Chugger II' 44-13591 Had originally been with the 466th BG, completed 35 missions, then transferred to the FG. ...

  • Wayne Herndon

    Military | Chief Master Sergeant | Nose Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

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Missions

  • 562

    18 August 1944
    We led the Wing to France to bomb a fuel dump. Made 3 runs on the target. We hit it on the third run. Major Harmon flew Pilot; 12000 feet altitude.

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
05 November 2014 00:36:53 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
05 November 2014 00:36:22 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

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