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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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Applin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Our pilot, Bob Applin, was a natural leader and an excellent pilot. - Barky Hovsepian, R/O Complete a 35 mission tour

  • George Arkoosh

    Military | Captain | Squadron Engineering Officer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Hudson Coombs

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

  • Ferdinand Corradini

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

  • Derwood Dudley

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | S-2 Intelligence | 466th Bomb Group

  • Thomas Fahy

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Camera Technician | 466th Bomb Group

  • Luke Finn

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Photo Lab Technician | 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.

  • John Graef

    Military | Captain | Pilot; Assistant Group Operations Officer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Richard Huyck

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 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...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 July 2015 20:44:55 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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