Norman E Meiser

media-34907.png UPL 34907 Norman Earl Meiser
Crew #417/720 - Wes Stone Crew
466th BG - 784th & 787th BS

Object Number - UPL 34907 - Norman Earl Meiser Bombardier Crew #417/720 - Wes Stone Crew 466th BG - 784th & 787th BS


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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


  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-661570
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot


A B-24 Liberator (T9-D, serial number 41-29240) of the 466th Bomb Group released bombs over the target. Image stamped on reverse: 'Restricted, For personal use only.' [stamp]. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-24 dropping bombs, The Mad March.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Mad Monk
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 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


Event Location Date Description


Rochester, IN 46975, USA 20 August 1920


466th BG Combat Tour

Attlebridge, Norwich, UK 9 April 1944 - 16 July 1944 32 Combat Missions


Rochester, IN 46975, USA 25 November 2015


Rochester, IN 46975, USA 28 November 2015 Rochester IOOF Cemetery Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana, USA
Rochester, IN 46975, USA Rural Route #1


Date20 Aug 2018 20:12:13
ChangesChanges to service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
466th BG Archives - Official overseas movement orders

Date27 Sep 2014 18:20:39
ChangesAAM ingest

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 & Brassfield, page 348

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