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42-52596

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

  • John Bednarski

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Walter Bosserman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Paul Brosey

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Joseph Brunner

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert Bryans

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Philip Carroll

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Prisoner of War (POW). Had flown 2 missions POW/Purple Heart

  • Richard Heckler

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • John Karatkiewicz

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Theodore Pung

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Edward Whaley

    Military | First Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Prisoner of War (POW). ...

Missions

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
Failed to Return (FTR) Brunswick, Germany 8 April 1944

This crew was shot down on their 4th combat mission. Four POW and six KIA.
Robert E. Bryans Crew - Crew #410

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 November 2014 01:13:37 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
04 November 2014 01:13:13 466thHistorian Changes to nicknames, markings, events, person associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

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

MACR 3846 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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