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Howard L Carlson


Prisoner of War (POW). B24 went into dive after leaving the target area. He and Cannon bailed out. The rest of the crew crash landed at Riverhall in England.


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...


  • 41-28743 Eastern Beast

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 785BS, 466BBG, 8AF USAAF. Hit by 20mm flak direct hit taking out the Oxygen, electrical and hydraulic systems and starting a large fire. Went into dive after leaving the target area of Brunswick 8-May-44. S/Sgt's Carlson and Cannon bailed...


Event Location Date
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 8 May 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:17 AAM AAM ingest

466th BG/ Attlebridge Combat Chronology Supplement p. 257 Attlebridge Diaries edited by Wassom p. 47-48 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5248 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database