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42-94807

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

  • Elmer Anderson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • David Bercaw

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Collins

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

  • Lewis Darlin

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

  • Frank Elliott

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Squadron Commander - Command Pilot - Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Brigadier General Frank B. Elliott was born in Washington, D.C., in 1917. He graduated from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., with a degree in chemical engineering in 1940. ...

  • 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,...

  • Seymour Fosberg

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Seymour L. Fosburg changed his name to Larry S. Tromer after the war.

  • Robert Harrington

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Bob Harrington piloted the B-24 "Troublemaker" (#42-95067), stationed at Attlebridge in the summer of 1944. After nine missions with Troublemaker, on August 15, 1944 he was called up to fly an unfamiliar aircraft, Ramblin' Wreck (#41-28932), with a...

  • Andrew Jesinkowski

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Changed his name after the war to "Andrew W. Jason"

  • Harry Lewis

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Nose Gunner/D.R. Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 14 missions in 1945 Retired as a Senior Master Sergeant from the USAF

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Missions

  • 570

    25 August 1944

  • 725

    26 November 1944

  • 863

    4 March 1945

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

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 April 2020 00:23:16 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
Sources

4669th BG Archives - Mission report for 25 August 1944
NARA Research provided by Brad Sullivan

Date Contributor Update
27 May 2015 02:39:17 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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