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41-29364

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

  • Robert Brown

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA). Brown is particulary mentioned on page 190 as a very good...

  • Hall Carney

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Frederick Delhagen

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Charles Elliott

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Left Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. Collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Jack Haire

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert Mogford

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA). Mogford is particulary mentioned on page 190 as married with...

  • Henry Morgan

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Flight Engineer - Top Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Gordon Sundquist

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Wiard

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in action when their aircraft, B-24H 41-29364 "Stardust", collided with B-24 42-52562, just after take off from Attlebridge. All men of the crew were killed.

  • John Wiard

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

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 282

    27 March 1944
    This mission might be likened to a "shotgun blast" as a combined force 714 heavy bombers are despatched form all three Air Divisions to attack 11 different German airfields and air depots in France. Mission summary follows: ...

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
Crashed Gressenhall, Dereham, Norfolk NR20, UK 27 March 1944 – 27 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2015 04:49:51 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2015 04:49:13 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2014 01:30:36 466thHistorian Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

Chris Brassfield

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

MACR 15164 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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