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From Left to Right SGT Ed Sharp, 1SGT Francis McGowand, SGT Dean Madden, CPL Jack Springer

All of these men were aircraft repair specialists assigned the 472nd Sub Depot, 466th BG at Attlebridge



  • 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


  • Dean Madden

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Clerk

  • Francis McGowan

    Military | First Sergeant (1st Grade)

  • Ed Sharp

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade)

  • Jack Springer

    Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | Clerk/Typist


  • 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
15 August 2018 21:42:00 466thHistorian Changes to caption and person associations

"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom
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Date Contributor Update
15 August 2018 21:40:18 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

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