Skip to main content

466th BG Mission Route Map
8 May 1944
Brunswick, Germany

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.

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...

Missions

  • 344

    8 May 1944

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
07 December 2015 02:13:59 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Share