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B-24J-1-FO #42-95592 "Black Cat" Code: T9-U
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  • 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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-95592 Black Cat

    B-24 Liberator
    On 21 April 1945 B-24 Liberator "Black Cat" became the last heavy bomber to be shot down in the European Theatre of Operations. ...


  • 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
03 January 2015 23:58:42 466thHistorian Changes to collection

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
05 November 2014 00:27:25 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations

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