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472nd Sub Depot Sheetmetal Crew

Left to Right: Luther Carter, Tom Pratt, Wendell Thompson, Vincent Swanson, Otto Ahliem, Clyde Parker
B-24H-15-CF #41-29366 "Dirty Gertie" Code: U8-G 786th BS



  • 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


  • Otto Ahliem

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Sheet Metal Specialist

  • Luther Carter

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Sheet Metal Specialist

  • Clyde Parker

    Military | Sheet Metal Specialist
    Clyde was a Sheet Metal Specialist in the 472nd Sub Depot, 466th BG in Attlebridge, England.

  • Tom Pratt

    Military | Sheet Metal Specialist

  • Vincent Swanson

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Sheet Metal Department Chief

  • Wendell Thompson




  • 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
16 November 2015 23:05:19 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom