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Everrett M Cranage




  • John Dougherty

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew the "Dirty Gertie" and completed 32 missions.

  • William Horney

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    William Horney Jr, "Bill", as he was called by family and friends, grew up in small towns in New Jersey. He graduated from high school in Vineland and then attended college at Rutgers University for a year. He needed to work for a living for a while,...

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 786th 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...


Event Location Date
Born South Dakota, USA 10 June 1919
Died Deming, NM 88030, USA 21 February 1992


Date Contributor Update
24 April 2016 02:29:25 466thHistorian Changes to person associations

466th BG HIstorian

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2016 02:28:28 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2016 02:27:39 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:31 AAM AAM ingest

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