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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

People

  • Dorsey Baker

    Military | Major | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Steve Barnes

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

  • Clarence Broadway

    Military | First Lieutenant | Radar Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF with the rank of Captain

  • Cortland Brovitz

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    DFC

  • John Chemoke

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Charles Conner

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

  • Charles Culverhouse

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • William Dale

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Odis Dean

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

  • Howard DeBoer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed when his B-29 crashed trying to make an emergency landing at Guam while on a Search and Rescue mission in December 1953.

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Missions

  • 681

    17 October 1944

  • 685

    22 October 1944

  • 731

    30 November 1944

  • 741

    6 December 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
First 466th BG Combat Mission Mainz, Germany 9 September 1944
Final 466th BG Combat Mission Karlsbad, Germany 17 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2018 01:09:41 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

"Attlebridge Diaries" - John Woolnough
pages 205, 207

Date Contributor Update
12 November 2014 02:36:55 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
12 November 2014 02:36:10 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings and media associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

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