UPL 7620


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B-24J-60-CF #44-10521 "Laden Maid" CodeL U8-K 466th BG - 786th BS Show laying in a field in Sweden after being crash landed there on 2 April 1945 by the Crew #594 - Charles Lanham Crew. This was their first and only combat mission. All the crew survived and were interned.


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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 Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Laden Maid
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron


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



Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47

466th BG Historian

Date: 31 Jan 2015 21:56:20

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom