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44-49296

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

  • Lovell Baker

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF as a Major after also serving tours in Korea and Vietnam.

  • George Vickers

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Ground Crew Aircraft Mechanic | 466th Bomb Group
    While Vickers is listed as a member of the 784th BS Engineering Section as an aircraft mechanic, he may have flown practice and/or combat missions as he seen in at least one photo with flight gear on.

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
14 April 2015 00:13:37 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

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