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42-110188

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

  • Raphael Anthony

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Nose Gunner | 458th Bomb Group

  • Sylvester Bauer

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

  • William Campbell

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer - Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Bill joined up at 18 and went to gunnery school. Was based at Myrtle Beach, Florida, then Salt Lake City, Utah and then Topeka, Kansas. From there his unit flew in B-24s to Canada and then over to Northern Ireland. Then they travelled to England by...

  • Wayne Cochran

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Robert Cramer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Graft on 6 FEb 45 in B-24 #42110188

  • Albert Findley

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Graft on 6 Feb 45 in B-24 #42110188 ...

  • William Fowler

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineeer | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Graft in B-24 #42110188

  • John Gates

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Graft in B-24 #42110188

  • James Guill

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Graft on 6 Feb 45 in B-24 #42110188

  • Dale Hapner

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

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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 Mission Mourmelon-le-Grand, France 12 August 1944
Failed to Return (FTR) Hamburg, Germany 6 February 1945

Shot down with the Byron Johnson Crew aboard

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 August 2015 01:01:48 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 03:34:22 466thHistorian Changes to markings and place associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 12220 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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