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C-47A-35-DL #42-23829 "Bettie D"
314th TCG
Taking off from Attlebridge



  • 314th Troop Carrier Group
  • 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...



  • 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...

  • Saltby

    Military site : airfield
    Initially a grass airfield satellite to RAF Cottesmore, Saltby opened in August 1941 as the home of No. 14 OTU, but closed for development in August 1943. When allocated to the Ninth Air Force in February 1944, it had three concrete runways, 33 loop...


Date Contributor Update
06 July 2015 15:32:57 466thHistorian Changes to collection

Chris Brassfield

Date Contributor Update
25 December 2014 00:31:34 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations

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