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Three officers of the Marvin D. Holmes Crew (Crew #789):
Left to Right: Walter Honcharik (CP), Marvin Holmes (P), Robert L. Franklin (N)



  • 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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron


  • Robert Franklin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Franklin was appointed the rank of Flight Officer upon graduated Navigator School. He retired from the USAF with the rank of 1st LT. ...

  • Marvin Holmes

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • Walter Honcharik

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot


  • 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
14 June 2019 20:34:03 466thHistorian Changes to collection

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2017 23:44:53 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom
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