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  • Norman Flynn

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    B-24H #42-52343 'Oh Mona' ran off the runway on return from a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944. RTD. Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-24 #4252567. Landed in Switzerland. Interned.

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Units served with

  • 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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Wounded In Action Biarritz, France 13 April 1944

Received a piece of flak shrapnel in the left arm. Survived the crash landing at Attlebridge. Survived his wound and returned to action. In the meantime his crew had been shot up again and flew their damaged aircraft to internment in Switzerland.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 November 2015 00:54:14 466thHistorian Changes to awards and events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 November 2015 00:47:29 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG HIstorian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book ATTLEBRIDGE ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, page 346

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