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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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Applin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Our pilot, Bob Applin, was a natural leader and an excellent pilot. - Barky Hovsepian, R/O Complete a 35 mission tour

  • Jack Cahill

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Collins

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 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.

  • Charles Gaglione

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

  • Allen Gesing

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

  • James Hufnagel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Perry Kerr

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

  • Richard Koch

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Bernie Lathrop

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

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Missions

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 Mission Mainz, Germany 9 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 January 2015 23:01:25 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

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