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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

  • George Baker

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

  • Carroll Bogard

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

  • Theodore Bohlin

    Military | Master Sergeant (1st Grade) | Ground Crew Chief | 466th Bomb Group

  • Melvin Bornstein

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

  • Joseph Brown

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

  • Bernie Buser

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

  • Charles Hammock

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Arnold Hansen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • C.J. Hauser

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

  • Michael Hoover

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 30 missions, many on 'The Lemon' DFC/ Air Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ American Campaign Medal/ WW II Victory Medal/ Armed Forces Reserve Medal/ 2 Battle Stars

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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

Event Location Date
First 466th BG Combat Mission Reims, France 20 May 1944
Final 466th BG Combat Mission Salzburg, Germany 21 April 1945

penultimate 46tth BG mission

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 November 2015 00:12:06 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG HIstorian

Date Contributor Update
09 November 2014 01:57:24 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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