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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

  • 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

  • David Baron

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • William Barron

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    13 missions over Germany Air Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Joseph Bouchard

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • David Bridgers

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Clark

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Costello

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Clarence Coy

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • J Daniels

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • James Dobyns

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

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Missions

  • 688

    25 October 1944

  • 725

    26 November 1944

  • 729

    29 November 1944

  • 863

    4 March 1945

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
First 466th BG Combat Mission Ulm, Germany 10 September 1944
Last 466th BG Combat Mission Traunstein, Germany 25 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 October 2015 01:09:31 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
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466th BG Historian

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