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44-50717

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

  • Lovell Baker

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF as a Major after also serving tours in Korea and Vietnam.

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 Combat Mission Brunswick, Germany 31 March 1945

Marshaling Yard

Final 466th BG Combat Mission Passau, Germany 18 April 1945

Marshaling Yard

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 July 2017 00:28:48 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

"Attlebridge Diaries" - John Woolnough - page 207
"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom - page 338

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