Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 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...
This B-24 was stationed in Attlebridge and was named and flown by the Robert Harrington crew from June-August 1944. After Harrington was shot down in another aircraft, RC Greenwood piloted this B-24. It flew close to 100 missions in Europe.
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||Texas, USA||22 September 1921|
|Enlisted||Dallas, TX, USA||18 November 1940|
|466th BG Combat Tour||Attlebridge, Norwich NR9, UK||6 September 1944 – 24 March 1945|
35 Combat Missions
|Lived in||Dallas, TX, USA||1975|
|Died||Dallas, TX, USA||27 November 1987|
|13 August 2016 01:51:21||466thHistorian||Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations|
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