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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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron

People

  • James Atterholt

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

  • Cleo Beggs

    Military | First Lieutenant | 389th Bomb Group

  • Peter Bishop

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group

  • Joseph Booth

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group

  • Ross Burke

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group

  • George Corrar

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group

  • Joseph Damiani

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed into North Sea in B-24 'Jamica' #4128746

  • Waddie Doolittle

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group

  • Clarence Duvall

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group

  • Horace Elhinney

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

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Missions

  • 8th Air Force 273

    22 March 1944
    The German aviation industries at Oraneinburg and Basdorf were the intended primary target for this mission but dense cloud cover prevented the attack on these targets. The secondary target of Berlin, Germany and surrounding Targets of Opportunity (TOs...

  • 8th Air Force 277

    24 March 1944
    This mission is composed of two elements, one from 1st Air Division and the other from 2nd Air Division. A total of 436 hevay bombers are despatched. The primary target for 1st Air Division is the the ball bearing plants at Schweifurt, Germany. 2nd Air...

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 Historian Berlin, Germany 22 March 1944
Failed to Return (FTR) somewhere west of Saint-Dizier, France 25 September 1944

shot down on a "Truckin" Mission

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 September 2015 16:25:24 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2014 01:24:10 466thHistorian Changes to nicknames, markings, person associations and place associations
Sources

Chris Brassfield

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 9575 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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