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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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 786th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Paul Beam

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF as a Lt. Colonel

  • George Berens

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Member of Clay's crew

  • Kenneth Blackburn

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Kenneth E Blackburn was the co-pilot of a B-24 called “What's Cookin Doc” and the crew flew almost all of the missions with this B-24 out of Attlebridge with the 466th Bomb Group. ...

  • James Bruner

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

  • George Burke

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Ed Burnett

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

  • Wallace Clay

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Crew 419. Hometown: New Orleans, LA

  • William Foreman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Glenn

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

  • Roy Hurst

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 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
First 466th BG Mission Liège, Belgium 1 May 1944
Last 466th BG Mission 30629 Misburg, Germany 24 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 October 2015 14:58:37 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :
466th BG Historian;
MACR 8117;
Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2015 01:05:22 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

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