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7 October 1944

Object Number - UPL 7291 - Strike Photo - Lutzendorf, Germany 7 October 1944 466th BG

Mission Details

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 17.00

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 217.50

BERGEN/STEINFURT (Opportunistic)

Description: AIRCRAFT FACTORY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 24.00

BIELEFELD (Opportunistic)

Description: INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 123.00

BOHLEN (Primary)

Description: OIL REFINERY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 205.00

Description: INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 384.40

DRESDEN (Opportunistic)

Description: INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 72.50

FREIBURG (Opportunistic)

Description: INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 60.00

HAMELN (Opportunistic)

Description: INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 63.00

HENGELO (Opportunistic)

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 15.00

KASSEL/ALTENBAUNA (Primary)

Description: OIL REFINERY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 142.50

KASSEL/HENSCHEL (Primary)

Description: ARMORED VEHICLE FACTORY

Notes: 2nd Bomb Division was made up of 44th BG, 93rd BG, 389th BG, 392nd BG, 445th BG, 446th BG, 448th BG, 453rd BG, 458th BG, 466th BG, 467th BG, 489th BG, 491st Bomb Group, 492nd BG.

  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 326.00

Description: OIL REFINERY

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

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 205.30

MAGDEBURG/BUCKAU (Primary)

Description: OIL REFINERY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 180.00

MAGDEBURG/ROTHENSEE(Primary)

Description: OIL REFINERY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 130.00

MERSEBURG/LEUNA (Primary)

Description: OIL REFINERY

Notes: 3rd Bomb Division was made up of 34th BG, 94th BG, 96th Bomb Group, 100th BG, 385th BG, 388th BG, 390th BG, 447th BG, 452nd BG, 486th BG, 487th BG, 490th BG, 493rd BG

  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 309.30

NORDHAUSEN (Opportunistic)

Description: AIRFIELD

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 57.00

POLITZ (Primary)

Description: OIL REFINERY

The insignia of the 351st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
Unofficial emblem of the 457th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 347.80

RUHLAND (Primary)

Description: OIL REFINERY

Notes: 1st Bomb Division was made up of 91st Bomb Group 92nd Bomb Group 303rd Bomb Group 305th Bomb Group 306th Bomb Group 351st Bomb Group 379th Bomb Group 381st Bomb Group 384th Bomb Group 401st Bomb Group 457th BG.

  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 147.50

ZWICKAU (Opportunistic)

Description: AIRFIELD

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 150.00

ZWICKAU (Opportunistic)

Description: MOTOR VEHICLE FACTORY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 141.70

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Master Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36743988
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: MOS 757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-760521
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 752nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-717-025
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier/Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36703821
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Togglier, Waist Gunner

Aircraft

Revisions

Date20 Feb 2018 08:59:49
Contributormarshaferraro
Sources

Personal list of 30 missions Lloyd C. Kenagy participated in with the 401st Bomb Group 613th Squadron between Aug 1, 1944 and April 11, 1945.

Date24 Sep 2016 18:46:48
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

"Attlebridge Arsenal" - John Woolnough
page 145

Date6 Jan 2015 03:03:16
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date27 Sep 2014 18:43:08
ContributorAAM
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

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