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Standing Left to Right: Major Everett Elkins (466th S-2), unidentified female, Lt Smith, Captain Wright, Captain James E. Lightle (Assistant S-2, Security)

Kneeling Left to Right: Major Josiah Child, Lt Colonel Walter A. Smith, Lt. Colonel Frank Elliott



  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb 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...

  • Headquarters (466th Bomb Group)


  • Josiah Child

    Military | Major | S-2 Intelligence Officer
    Harvard Grad

  • Everett Elkins

    Military | Major | Group S-2 Intelligence Officer

  • Frank Elliott

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Squadron Commander - Command Pilot - Pilot
    Brigadier General Frank B. Elliott was born in Washington, D.C., in 1917. He graduated from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., with a degree in chemical engineering in 1940. ...

  • James Lightle

    Military | Captain | Assistant S-2 Officer, Security

  • Walter Smith

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Group Communications Officer


  • 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...


Date Contributor Update
17 November 2015 00:44:56 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

466th BG Historian