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41-29416

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

  • Charles Beigel

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    B-24H #41-29416 'Rebel Yell' collided with another aircraft after being hit by flak over the target of Berlin and crashed W of Oranienburg, GR on 22 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW). This was my first mission. Captured by Luftwaffe forces and...

  • Gilley Brand

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    B-24H #41-29416 'Rebel Yell' collided with another aircraft after being hit by flak over the target of Berlin and crashed W of Oranienburg, GR on 22 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Paul Brill

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    B-24H #41-29416 'Rebel Yell' collided with another aircraft after being hit by flak over the target of Berlin and crashed W of Oranienburg, GR on 22 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Kenneth Cassada

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    B-24H #41-29416 'Rebel Yell' collided with another aircraft after being hit by flak over the target of Berlin and crashed W of Oranienburg, GR on 22 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Walter Gustas

    Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | Aircraft Mechanic | 466th Bomb Group

  • Grover Handy

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    B-24H #41-29416 'Rebel Yell' collided with another aircraft after being hit by flak over the target of Berlin and crashed W of Oranienburg, GR on 22 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Avery Houchard

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    B-24H #41-29416 'Rebel Yell' collided with another aircraft after being hit by flak over the target of Berlin and crashed W of Oranienburg, GR on 22 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Edwin Lankford

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Top Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    B-24H #41-29416 'Rebel Yell' collided with another aircraft after being hit by flak over the target of Berlin and crashed W of Oranienburg, GR on 22 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Glenn Morris

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    B-24H #41-29416 'Rebel Yell' collided with another aircraft after being hit by flak over the target of Berlin and crashed west of Oranienburg, Germany on 22 Mar 1944. ...

  • Frank Pfeiffer

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Right Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    En route to England, hospitalized at Morrison Field, FL. When released was reassigned to original crew joining them at Attlebridge Airfield on 21 Mar 1944. Left early the following morning on group's first raid over Berlin and was Killed in Action (KIA...

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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...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 22 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 April 2015 11:13:20 general ira snapsorter Changes to mission associations
Sources

Associated mission - MACR 3491 at www.fold3

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 21:24:52 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

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

MACR 3491 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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