The B-24D Liberator. 41-24109, named, Ready & Willing, and, Silver Streak, in the 466th Bomb Group, later used as a flight assembly ship. Handwritten caption on reverse : 'B-24 Leaders ship.'
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A B-24 Liberator of the 466th Bomb Group used as a flight assembly ship. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-24 Leaders ship.'
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...
The B-24D, 41-24109, Ready & Willing - Silver Streak, flew on the Ploesti mission with the 93rd Bomb Group, with it's pilot, Lt. John R. Roche, and returned safely to Benghazi, Libya. 1 Aug 43. The plane later returned to Britain with the 8th Air Force...
Military site : airfield
Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...