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B-24 Liberator

This B-24 was stationed in Attlebridge and was named and flown by the Robert Harrington crew from June-August 1944. After Harrington was shot down in another aircraft, RC Greenwood piloted this B-24. It flew close to 100 missions in Europe.

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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Nelson Anderson

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

  • Lane Arrington

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

  • Doyle Campbell

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

  • Robert Collins

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

  • Fred Davis

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    26 Missions AM

  • Vester England

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

  • Lloyd Ennis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Daniel Fisher

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 36 missions most on the B-24 'Troublemaker'

  • George Forechi

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

  • Seymour Fosberg

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Seymour L. Fosburg changed his name to Larry S. Tromer after the war.

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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.

  • 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

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 May 2017 05:06:57 Clark B Changes to description
Sources

Robert Harrington interview from "Troublemaker - A Pilot's Story of WWII" by Clark Beyer copyright 2005.

Date Contributor Update
05 December 2014 15:47:35 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

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