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44-49626

B-24 Liberator

H2X equipped Lead Ship

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

  • Harold Anderson

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Ronald Arbaugh

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

  • William Barron

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    13 missions over Germany Air Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Burns Byram

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier; Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    After WW II, Burns completed medical school and became a doctor. He established his medical practice in Marengo, Iowa. He continued his interest in aviation, became a licensed pilot, and bought a P-51. He named his plane 'Tangerine. ' ...

  • Richard Chaney

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Served as lead navigator on crews of Robert C. Moore and Glen Alexander.

  • Eugene Drebert

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator/Squadron Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Ralph Edberg

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

  • Stanley Goldstein

    Military | First Lieutenant | Radar Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 30 missions DFC/Air Medal w4/Oak Leaf Cluster; ETO ribbon w/6 battle stars/French,Normandy Award

  • Walter Hatcher

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot; Assistant Squadron Ops Officer (784th BS), Command Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Was on a 24 hour pass when the rest of his crew was shot down on 8 April 1944

  • Clayton Marshall

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group
    Missions: 1944 - Oct 7 Magdeburg; 14 Kaiserslautern; 22 Hamm; 25 Gelsinkirchen; Nov 2 Castrop Rauxel; 6 Sterkrade; 11 Bottrop; 21 Harburg; 26 Bielefeld; Dec 10 Bingen; 12 Aschaffenburg; 28 St. Wendel; 1945 - Jan 3 Zweibrucken; 8 Whittlich; 16 Dresden;...

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Events

Event Location Date
First mission with the 466th BG Soest, Germany 7 March 1945
Last 466th BG Mission Lechfeld, 53844 Troisdorf, Germany 9 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 May 2015 02:12:33 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
05 January 2015 20:00:34 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events and media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

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