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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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Harry Brainard

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Right Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and fighters and landed in Sweden on 6/21/44 in B-24 Lvly Ldy's Avngr # 4440093 INT

  • James Branum

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters and flak and landed in Sweden on 6/21/44 in B-24 Lvly Ldy's Avngr #4440093 INT

  • Philip Carroll

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Edward Gore

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252569 'Lovely Lady. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • George Hamas

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and fighters and landed in Sweden oon 6/21/44 in B-24 Lvly Ldy's Avngr #4440093 INT

  • Gerrard Horton

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252569 'Lovely Lady. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Richard Johnson

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252569 'Lovely Lady. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Forest Kayser

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Right Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252569 'Lovely Lady. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Edward Magalski

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and fighters and landed in Sweden on 6/21/44 in B-24 Lvly Ldy's Advngr #4440093 INT

  • Robert Marsh

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252569 'Lovely Lady. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) near Rødbyhavn, Denmark 9 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 November 2014 15:04:19 466thHistorian Changes to nicknames, markings and media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:54 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3844 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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