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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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Gerald Boles

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Nijetrijne in B-24 #4295157

  • Terence Crowley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Nijetrijne in B-24 #4295157

  • James Ehredt

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Nijetrijne on 8/15/44 in B-24 #4295157

  • Dale Estle

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Nijetrijne in B-24 #4295157

  • Ronald Fox

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Harry Haseman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Nijetrijne in B-24 #4295157

  • Milton Hinman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Frank Kayden

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer - Top Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Nijetrijne in B-24 #4295157

  • George Leitch

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Verdun Munroe

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Nijetrijne on 8/15/44 in B-24 #4295157 POW

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Missions

  • 8th Air Force 554

    15 August 1944
    Airfields in NW Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium are the primary targets for this mission. 8th Air Force despatches a total of 932 aircraft. The raid is coordinated with 1,000 Royal Air Force (RAF) heavy bombers and Mosquitos attacking 9 airfields...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Hollland 15 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 23:18:11 466thHistorian Changes to nicknames, markings and media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8427 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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