466th BG Mission Route Map
8 May 1944
Twenty-five 466th BG aircraft dropped 64.5 tons of bombs on target. There was fighter opposition. The Fawver Crew (#525) of the 785th BS was badly shot up and two of gunners bailed out and were made POW. The Czapko crew lost six feet of their right wing due to enemy fire but made it back safely.
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 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...