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44-10580

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

  • Heath Carriker

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Dec 23, 44 on mission to Blatchen, ger. flack disabled aileron and rudder control with resulting loss of altitude from 23,000 to 8,000 ft. With elevator controls and all engines we made it back to Base 1:30 late. This was a close call! ...

  • Thomas Mooney

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

  • Valentine Opalka

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

  • Newell Sherwood

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

  • Norman Townsend

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

  • Charles Woodbury

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 July 2016 19:17:56 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, unit associations, person associations and media associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom
Attlebridge Diaries - Woolnough

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