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American Red Cross Girls Kris Perry and Margaret Ayers at Attlebridge. 1944



  • 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...


  • Margaret Ayers

    Civilian | Red Cross Girl/Aero Club Director
    "Margaret ran the Aero Club with a firm grip. She handled unruly boys and an English staff with diplomacy. She could wheedle transportation from a stingy motor corps officer, fresh eggs and powdered ice cream from a tough mess sergeant and a smile...


  • 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...


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13 April 2020 21:17:28 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

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