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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

  • 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

  • Verl Bell

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    See pilot for list of missions.

  • Joseph Bouchard

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

  • Bartley Carr

    Military | 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

  • James Dobyns

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

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Missions

Events

Event Location Date
First 466th BG Combat Mission Lippstadt, Germany 5 October 1944

One of several new aircraft flying their first 466th BG missions after several of the older a/c had been used for the "Truckin" missions in Sept 1944

Final 466th BG Mission Traunstein, Germany 25 April 1945

The final combat mission that the 466th BG flew

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 November 2015 03:35:37 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, person associations and media associations
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