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41-29371

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

  • Earl Belleville

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Show down by flak and crashed near Britaigny in B-24 'Crippled Bitch' #41-29371

  • Kennth Brookshier

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Elijah Cockrill

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • David Fitzgibbons

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) shot down by flak and crashed near Britaigny on 6/25/44 in B-24 'Crippled Bitch' #41-29371 POW

  • Edward Hess

    Military | Master Sergeant (1st Grade) | Ground Crew Chief | 466th Bomb Group

  • Kenneth Langenmayr

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed near Britaigny in B-24 'Crippled Bitch' #4129371

  • Francis Leblanc

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Woodrow Schmidt

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) shot down by flak and crashed near Britaigny on 6/25/44 in B-24 'Crippled Bitch' #4129371 POW

  • Maurice Verges

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) shot down by flak and crashed near Britaigny in B-24 'Crippled Bitch' #4129371

  • Oscar Weeklund

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

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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
Failed to Return (FTR) France 25 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 November 2014 04:13:18 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 22:32:48 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

466th BGA Historian - Chris Brassfield

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 22:31:25 466thHistorian Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

Chris Brassfield - 466th BGA Historian

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

MACR 6723 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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