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SSGT Wilbur F. Whiting (on right) lounging with an unidentified person at Attlebridge.
Whiting was a parachute rigger/repairman for the 466th BG.



  • 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...

  • 472nd Sub-Depot


  • Wilbur Whiting

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Parachute Rigger
    In addition to his parachute duties, Whiting was a nose art artist, painting the nose art for "Lady Lightning" among others.


  • 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...


Date Contributor Update
29 August 2015 02:43:01 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations