UPL 19163

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B-24H-15-CF #41-29399 "Play Boy" Code: T9-O returning from an early 466th BG mission

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Units

Three little girls hold up a balloon celebrating the 100th mission of the 466th Bomb Group in front of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95592) nicknamed "Black Cat". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'On our 100 Mission party Day- 18 Aug 1944, Attlebridge, 466th- wouldn't it be something if we could identify these girls? How could I do it?'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Play Boy
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron

Locations

Aerial photograph of Attlebridge airfield, looking north, the fuel store and a T2 hangar are in the upper centre, 31 January 1946. Photograph taken by No. 90 Squadron, sortie number RAF/3G/TUD/UK/51. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Attlebridge Arsenal, Station 120

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian

Date: 25 Nov 2015 23:23:22
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian