Military | 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...
11 August 1944
12 August 1944
27 August 1944
30 August 1944
End of Operation Overlord.
8 September 1944
We snafued on the bomb run and missed all the flak.
10 September 1944
11 September 1944
Major Harmon flew Command Pilot. Did not hit the target because Mickey wasn't working. Brought our bombs back. Got to shoot at some fighters.
5 October 1944
6 October 1944
9 October 1944
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...
|Born||Ohio, USA||1 December 1916|
|Lived in||Findlay, OH 45840, USA||1942|
|Lived in||Grand Junction, CO, USA||2002|
|Died||Grand Junction, CO, USA||18 March 2009|
|30 July 2018 13:55:39||466thHistorian||Changes to events|
|17 September 2016 02:49:52||466thHistorian||Changes to highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations|
466th BG Archives - Undated letter, circa 1995
|27 September 2014 18:22:59||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Company, D790.A2S45, 1998, page 214