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The assembly ship of the 466th Bomb Group, a B-24 Liberator (T9-Q, serial number 42-4109WW) formerly attached to the 784th Bomb Squadron. Photographed with the aircraft are John Jennison, a crew member of the aircraft, and a USO troupe.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron


  • John Jennison

    Military | Colonel | Group Operations Officer
    Assigned to 66BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.


  • 41-24109 Ready & Willing/Silver Streak

    B-24 Liberator
    Flew on the 1st Aug 43 Ploesti Mission with the 93rd BG, pilot John R Roche, returned safely to Libya. Returned to ETO. Assigned to the 466th BG to serve as their Assembly Ship.


Date Contributor Update
09 October 2019 16:16:27 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations and person associations

Roger Freeman Photo - text ID'd Lt Col Jennison

Date Contributor Update
02 March 2015 00:10:42 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:08 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection