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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

  • Elmer Anderson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Ronald Arbaugh

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

  • Earl Beitler

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot -- Squadron Operations Officer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Collins

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

  • James Flowers

    Military | Captain | 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

  • Neil Gobrecht

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot/Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew B-24 in combat in WW 2. Flew B-29 during the Korean War. Flew U-10 in combat during the Vietnam War Retired as a Lt. Colonel. Was a science teacher for 12 years before retiring.

  • Andrew Jesinkowski

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Changed his name after the war to "Andrew W. Jason"

  • Harry Lewis

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Nose Gunner/D.R. Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 14 missions in 1945 Retired as a Senior Master Sergeant from the USAF

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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.

  • 683

    19 October 1944

  • 725

    26 November 1944

  • 729

    29 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 May 2015 03:04:22 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations and media associations
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