The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95067) nicknamed "Trouble Maker" of the 466th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '466 BG, Trouble Maker, 42-95067 D 27, 110 Msns. 787th A936E.' Originally named and flown by Robert W Harrington crew; Harrington shot down in another aircraft on 8/15/44; RC Greenwood replaced him as Pilot of Trouble Maker. One of the longest serving B-24 aircraft in Europe.
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The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95067) nicknamed "Trouble Maker" of the 466th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '466 BG, Trouble Maker, 42-95067 D 27, 110 Msns. 787th A936E.'
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...
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
Originally pilot of Crew #648 in the 786th BS. He took over Crew #739 when their pilot (Robert Harrington) was lost while flying with a makeshift crew.
Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
Bob Harrington piloted the B-24 "Troublemaker" (#42-95067), stationed at Attlebridge in the summer of 1944. After nine missions with Troublemaker, on August 15, 1944 he was called up to fly an unfamiliar aircraft, Ramblin' Wreck (#4128932), with a...
This B-24 was stationed in Attlebridge and was named and flown by the Robert Harrington crew from June-August 1944. After Harrington was shot down in another aircraft, RC Greenwood piloted this B-24. It flew close to 100 missions in Europe.
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...