Walter G Bryte Jr


Object Number - UPL 6887 - Walter G. Bryte First Commanding Officer of the 466th BG


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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


Event Location Date Description


Commander 466th BG

Alamogordo, NM 88310, USA 22 August 1943 - 13 December 1943 Colonel Bryte was the original commander of the 466th BG. He helped form the group and started training. He did not accompany the group overseas however as a new commander was assigned to the 466th BG in December 1943


Date27 Nov 2014 00:49:19

466th BG Archives

Date27 Nov 2014 00:47:56

466th BG Archives

Date27 Sep 2014 18:26:52

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, p 343

Walter G Bryte: Gallery (2 items)