466th BG Mission Route Map
1 May 1944 - Maisoncelle, France - No Ball Targets
This was the first of two missions flown by the 466th BG on this date. This mission took off at 0230. Many 466th BG crews learning that multiple missions were scheduled for the day surmised that the invasion was starting. The 466th BG got off without issue. All returned. No fighters, no flak were reported
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...
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...