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Charles Conner

Military

Service

People

  • Bigby Parrott

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Completed a 30 mission tour. Originally with the 785th BS, the crew was trained as a lead crew and transferred to the 784th BS to complete their tour.

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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 785th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-95592 Black Cat

    B-24 Liberator
    On 21 April 1945 B-24 Liberator "Black Cat" became the last heavy bomber to be shot down in the European Theatre of Operations. ...

  • 44-10558 Ma's Lil' Angel

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 44-10558 was given to a crew of the 491st Bomb Group. Assuming it would become their regular aircraft, the right waist gunner, David Redfern painted the aircraft (with the support of the crew) with the nose art of 'Ma's 'Lil' Angel'. ...

  • 42-94979 Slick Chick

    B-24 Liberator
    Oldest and longest serving 466th BG B-24 to survive the war ...

  • 42-95609 Ghost Too

    B-24 Liberator

  • 44-40320 Generator Jenny

    B-24 Liberator
    Operation Home Run #62

  • 44-40454 Betta Duck

    B-24 Liberator
    Originally assigned to 493rd Bomb Group. Transferred to the 34th Bomb Group in early June 1944 and completed missoins from 12 June 1944 to 24 August 1944. Later transferred to the 466th Bomb Group, and eventually flown back to the US by Carl W Falk...

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
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich NR9, UK 7 October 1944 – 4 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2016 19:31:10 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:20 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 and Brassfield, page 344

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