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42-95268

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Beatie

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Walter Blackwelder

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Harris Bleckley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Arthur Bryant

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Martin Buckner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Henry Buttrill

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Richard Clark

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Crashed at Puettlingen on 8/9/44 in B-24 Penthouse for 10 #42-95268, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Malcolm Dike

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Stephen Fecho

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Carl Forester

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

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Places

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 9 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2014 00:29:31 466thHistorian Changes to nicknames, markings, person associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian - Chris Brassfield

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7382 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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