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MACR 3842
42-52480
466th BG | 786th BS
08 Apr 1944

Connections

Units

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

People

  • James Bennett

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252480. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Joe Dobbs

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252480. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • John Fouts

    Military | Flight Officer | Pilot
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252480. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • William Gray

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252480. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Orlie Hatfield

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252480. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Kenneth James

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52480, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Pete McCall

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252480. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Clyde Nance

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52480, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Harold Rhoden

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252480. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Michael Steranka

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252480. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Aircraft

  • 42-52480

    B-24 Liberator
    Mission 291 350 B-24s are dispatched to aviation industry targets in Brunswick. 1944-04-08 - MACR #: 3842 Notes: 52480 (466th BG, 786th BS) lost Apr 8, 1944, Germany. MACR 3842

Missions

Locations

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 April 2020 19:37:24 Brad Sullivan Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

NARA: Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs)

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