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42-95361

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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Francis Bell

    Military | Captain | Pilot - Squadron Executive Officer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Walter Bowen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in practice mission involving collision with another plane. B-24 #42-95361 'Glad to See Ya'

  • Arthur Camacho

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Elmore Cave

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in training mission in B-24 # 42-51331collided with 'Glad to See Ya' over England

  • Bruce Courser

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

  • Paul Dickerman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in practice mission involving collision with another plane. B-25 #42-95361 'Glad to See Ya'

  • Seaton Douglass

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in training mission in B-24 # 42-51331 collision with 'Glad to See Ya' over England

  • David Foley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Richard Garlichs

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

  • Joseph Hayes

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

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Missions

  • 667

    6 October 1944

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
First 466th BG Combat Mission 06711 Zeitz, Germany 28 May 1944
Crashed Gooderstone, King's Lynn, Norfolk PE33, UK 16 September 1944

Destroyed in a mid air collision on a practice mission.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 September 2015 02:43:00 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian
Attlebridge Diaries - John Woolnough

Date Contributor Update
14 June 2015 21:28:40 466thHistorian Changes to events and person associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2014 20:10:01 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2014 20:09:32 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsensal - Brassfield & Wassom 2005

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