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Fred E Davis


26 Missions




  • Robert Greenwood

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Originally pilot of Crew #648 in the 786th BS. He took over Crew #739 when their pilot (Robert Harrington) was lost while flying with a makeshift crew.

  • Robert Harrington

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Bob Harrington piloted the B-24 "Troublemaker" (#42-95067), stationed at Attlebridge in the summer of 1944. After nine missions with Troublemaker, on August 15, 1944 he was called up to fly an unfamiliar aircraft, Ramblin' Wreck (#4128932), with a...

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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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-110164 Blockbuster

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-95067 Troublemaker

    B-24 Liberator
    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.

  • 44-40253 Hard Luck

    B-24 Liberator
    An original a/c of the 493rd BG, she was transferred to the 466th BG when the former transitioned to B-17's.

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 DeKalb, Missouri 17 July 1925
Lived in Clinton, MO 64735, USA 2000


Date Contributor Update
05 October 2015 01:48:13 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, events, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:18 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self