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"Slick Chick", B-24 Liberator, 1944, Attlebridge, James Lyman Bruner pilot.

"Slick Chick" B-24 Liberator. Attlebridge. 1944. Pilot James Lyman Bruner.

Added caption from 466th BG Historian, Chris Brassfield: This is NOT the 466th BG a/c named Slick Chick. This B-24H-15-CF #41-29388 467th BG - 788th BG Code: X7-H

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Units

  • 467th Bomb Group

    467th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 467th Bomb Group, or the "Rackheath Aggies" as they came to be known, flew B-24 Liberators on missions from April 1944. Its air crews became known for their accuracy and the Group had the best overall standing for accuracy within the Eighth Air...

  • 788th Bomb Squadron

    788th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    During early May 1944, General Peck, Commanding general of the 96th CBW, invited Colonel Shower, CO of the 467th BG, Colonel Isbell, CO of the 458th BG, and Colonel Pierce, CO of the 466th BG, to wing HQ at Horsham St. Faith. They were told that one of...

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Locations

  • Attlebridge

    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...

  • Rackheath

    Military site : airfield
    First allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a bomber base in August 1942, Rackheath was then earmarked as a fighter base but, because of delay in construction, was never used as such. Built during 1943, the station had three concrete runways, 50 loop...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 June 2019 20:29:05 466thHistorian Changes to collection
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
26 October 2016 11:13:29 general ira snapsorter Changes to caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- 466thhistorian
- James Bruner

Date Contributor Update
16 May 2015 19:46:35 jamesbruner Created entry with collection, caption, person associations and place associations
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JL Bruner is my dad.

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