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MACR 8117
42-94915
"War Champ"
466th BG | 786th BS
21 Jul 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

  • Kenneth Blackburn

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Kenneth E Blackburn was the co-pilot of a B-24 called “What's Cookin Doc” and the crew flew almost all of the missions with this B-24 out of Attlebridge with the 466th Bomb Group. ...

  • William Foreman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • John Glenn

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer

  • Roy Hurst

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot

  • Alexander Noble

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner

  • Arnold Reberg

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator

  • John Ricci

    Military

  • John Ricci

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner

  • George Robinson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner

  • Robert Schoof

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator

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Aircraft

Missions

  • 486

    21 July 1944

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
22 April 2020 16:40:08 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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