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B-24 Liberator



  • 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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron


  • Thomas Levens

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF with the rank of Lt. Colonel

  • William Proppe

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group


  • 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...


Event Location Date
Combat Mission Brunswick, Germany 31 March 1945

Bill Proppe Crew - Crew #588
Signal & Communication works

Combat Mission Lechfeld, 86836 Graben, Germany 9 April 1945

Bill Proppe Crew - Crew #588
Military Airfield

Combat Mission Regensburg, Germany 11 April 1945

Bill Proppe Crew - Crew #588
Oil Refinery & Storage

Combat Mission Landshut, Germany 16 April 1945

Bill Proppe - Crew #588
Marshalling Yard

Combat Mission Passau, Germany 18 April 1945

Bill Proppe Crew - Crew #588
Marshaling Yard

Combat Mission Salzburg, Germany 21 April 1945

Bill Proppe Crew - Crew #588
Railroad Bridge
Mission was recalled over Regensburg


Date Contributor Update
19 February 2020 22:59:28 phil marchese Changes to production block number and markings

IARC via Bietling

Date Contributor Update
29 December 2016 03:18:22 466thHistorian Changes to events

466th BG Archives - Bill Proppe mission list

Date Contributor Update
02 May 2015 23:07:04 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations

466th BG Historian