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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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Harold Anderson

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Nelson Anderson

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

  • Ronald Arbaugh

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

  • Lawrence Baker

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Bartuska

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

  • Fred Bennett

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

  • Jack Cahill

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

  • Lewis Darlin

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

  • Ralph Fine

    Military | Major | Co-Pilot and Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Born Mpls, MN USA 1920. Ralph initially served as a flight mechanic at Patterson Field, applied for pilot training and received his wings at Ellington Field, TX. Ralph served as copilot and pilot in the 466th Bomb Group, 787th SQDN. Second Division,...

  • Richard Gates

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

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Missions

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
1st 466th BG Combat Mission Lippstadt, Germany 5 October 1944
Final 466th BG Combat Mission Salzburg, Germany 21 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 December 2020 04:04:17 466thHistorian Changes to events and mission associations
Sources

"Attlebridge Diaries" - John Woolnough
pages 206-207

Date Contributor Update
15 May 2015 00:31:01 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

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