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B-24 Liberators of the 466th Bomb Group fly in formation, with a Pathfinder Liberator (far left). - Text of back of original photo Below caption added by 466th BG Historian: B-24L-10-FO #44-49582 "Fran" Code: T9-O an H2X equipped lead ship of the 784th BS leading 785th BS aircraft including B-24H-20-DT #42-51099 "Belle" Code: 2U-N+ (nearest a/c lower right)

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

B-24 Liberators of the 466th Bomb Group fly in formation, with a Pathfinder Liberator (far left).

Connections

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
  • 785th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Locations

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 November 2014 01:43:54 466thHistorian Changes to caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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