B+24H-10-FO #42-94979 "Slick Chick" Code: 2U-F
Standing Left to Right: John Doskocz (Ground Crew Chief), Joseph Roth (GC), Peter A. Miller (GC), Elvin Ligon (466th BG CO)
Colonel Ligon congratulating "Slick Chick's" ground crew on keeping their charge flying for 100 combat missions. John Doskocz earned the Bronze Star for this accomplishment.
31 March 1945
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...
Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ground Crew Chief
Served as crew chief on the B-24 'Slick Chick'.
Military | Colonel | Commander - 466th Bomb Group
Retired from the USAF as a Major General
Military | Corporal | Assistant Ground Crew Chief
Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Ground Crew
Oldest and longest serving 466th BG B-24 to survive the war
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...