James Alan Litchfield


Both he and his wife were engaged to other people when they met! She was working in the CO's office as a civilian secretary.


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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


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


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Cohasset, MA, USA


Date27 Oct 2014 19:06:08
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Jill Mant daughter

Date23 Oct 2014 04:15:57
ContributorPauline Souther
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Pauline Souther

Date11 Oct 2014 22:04:15
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Told by Pauline Souther, his wife's niece, at the 8th Air Force Historical Society reunion in Nashville, Tennessee, October 2014.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:02:28
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book 'Attlebridge Arsenal' by Wassom & Brassford