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Colonel Arthur Pierce pinning an award on Captain Thomas K. Trainer
466th BG - Attlebridge - Summer 1944



  • 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...


  • Arthur Pierce

    Military | Colonel | Commander - 466th Bomb Group
    Between 31 March 1942 and 1 February 1943, Pierce was promoted 4 times, from 1LT to full Colonel. ...

  • Thomas Trainer

    Military | Captain | Pilot/ Squadron Operations Officer - Command Pilot
    Flew 30 combat missions with the 466th BG ...


  • 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...


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