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MACR 3844
42-52569
"Lovely Lady"
466th BG | 786th BS
09 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

  • Edward Gore

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52569 'Lovely Lady', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Gerrard Horton

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252569 'Lovely Lady. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Richard Johnson

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252569 'Lovely Lady. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Forest Kayser

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Right Waist Gunner
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252569 'Lovely Lady. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert Marsh

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252569 'Lovely Lady. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Donald Olson

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52569 'Lovely Lady', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Zvonimir Sambol

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52569 'Lovely Lady', Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William Spitler

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52569 'Lovely Lady', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Albert Taft

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 42-52569 'Lovely Lady', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Fernando Tellez

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52569 'Lovely Lady', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Aircraft

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 20:30:03 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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