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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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Curtis Adamy

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Richard Albrecht

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

  • John Blumenstock

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF with the rank of Lt. Colonel

  • James Carter

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Carl Citron

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • William Crayne

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

  • Leslie Dunger

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

  • Thomas Felber

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Allen Gesing

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

  • James Gist

    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
1st 466th BG Combat Mission Karlsruhe, Germany 5 September 1944
Final 466th BG Combat Mission Landshut, Germany 16 April 1945

Thomas Felber Crew - Crew #687
Collided with another aircraft causing that aircraft to lose it's left vertical stabilizer and go down. The Felber Crew limped home without their #3 propeller.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 January 2017 00:06:20 466thHistorian Changes to events and mission associations
Sources

466th BG Archives - Group Formation sheet - 16 April 1945

Date Contributor Update
17 July 2016 19:12:53 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

"Attlbridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom
"Attlebridge Diaries" - Woolnough

Date Contributor Update
02 June 2015 02:17:08 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

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