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Christ D Manners

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Regensburg on 21 Apr 45 in B-24 'Black Cat' #4295592

Service

People

  • Richard Farrington

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Regensburg in B-24 'Black Cat' #4295592

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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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 787th 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. ...

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...

  • Regensburg

    Crash site

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Lived in Pittsburgh, PA, USA 1943

239 Atwood Street

Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 21 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 April 2015 02:26:54 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 14182 / MAVR 14182 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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