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Colonel Luther Fairbanks (Left) and Colonel William Cleveland (Right)

Fairbanks was the outgoing 466th BG Commander and Cleveland was the incoming commander



  • 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)


  • William Cleveland

    Military | Colonel | Chief of Staff; Commanding Officer
    Cleveland was Chief of Staff of the 325th Wing and assumed command on July 4 1944. Cleveland was C.O. of the 466th BG: 1 November 1944 - 16 February 1945

  • Luther Fairbanks

    Military | Colonel | Commander - 466th Bomb Group


  • 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
22 November 2015 19:34:40 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

466th BG Historian