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41-29422

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

  • Eugene Bell

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129422 'Rebel Yell. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Victor Castillo

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129422 'Rebel Yell. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Roy Crow

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129422 'Rebel Yell. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • George Hildebrant

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129422 'Rebel Yell. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Roy Kelly

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129422 'Rebel Yell. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Robert Matheson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129422 'Rebel Yell.' Matheson was the last of the crew to parachute to safety after being pushed out of the B-24 by Lieutenant Richard C Monroe, who is believed to have gone down with the plane. ...

  • Richard Monroe

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 41-29422 'Rebel Yell. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Arnold Smith

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129422 'Rebel Yell. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Allan Strom

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129422 'Rebel Yell. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Robert Walwer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129422 'Rebel Yell. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

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) Germany 8 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 20:31:37 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 20:10:22 466thHistorian Changes to nicknames, markings and place associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

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

MACR 3841 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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