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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

  • Curtis Adamy

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Burns Byram

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier; Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    After WW II, Burns completed medical school and became a doctor. He established his medical practice in Marengo, Iowa. He continued his interest in aviation, became a licensed pilot, and bought a P-51. He named his plane 'Tangerine. ' ...

  • Richard Chaney

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Served as lead navigator on crews of Robert C. Moore and Glen Alexander.

  • William Crayne

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

  • Donald Dowdell

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group
    Was a police sergeant in the NYPD after the war.

  • Rudolph Gorisek

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

  • Miles Henneman

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

  • Robert Hill

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

  • Heber Honey

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

  • Robert Moore

    Military | Major | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew first combat mission as CP on another crew. Flew 5 gas missions and 11 combat missions with original crew. Was reassigned to the 784th BS in November 1944 to take over the lead crew of Glen Alexander who was assigned as Operations Officer of the...

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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...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2014 00:50:05 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

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