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B-24 Liberator



  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb 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


  • Richard Bates

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Cyril Christian

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

  • Albert Pogue

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 458th Bomb Group

  • Walter Rothenbach

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

  • Thomas Rugh

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

  • Milton Segal

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Sturock

    Military | Flight Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Earl Wassom

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 35 missions from 1 August 1944 to April 1945. And Flew 8 gas hauls, all to France. Early believes that this might be the highest number of any pilot in the 8th Air Force. ...


  • 590

    30 August 1944
    End of Operation Overlord. ...

  • 619

    10 September 1944

  • 698

    2 November 1944


  • 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...


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Date Contributor Update
23 March 2015 16:15:07 Bill Morris Changes to media associations
Sources via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date Contributor Update
11 January 2015 03:19:37 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, place associations and media associations

466th BG Historian