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8th Air Force 904

21 March 1945

Official description

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Description

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Mission details

1. ESSEN/MULHEIM

Description

AIRFIELD

Aircraft type

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Notes

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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...

Mission Statistics

Service

People

  • Harold Anderson

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • William Grey

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Elmo Maiden

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Bernard Smolka

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

Aircraft

  • 42-107062 Worry Bird/Miss Bea Haven

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 9/2/44; Rapid City 2/3/44; Dow Fd 3/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 25/4/44; no ops, transferred 562BS/388BG Knettishall 29/4/44 WORRY BIRD; Returned to the USA Bradley 8/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 29/11/45;...

  • 43-38776 Passion Wagon/Victory Devils

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 20/9/44; Grenier 11/10/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-B] Horham 13/10/44; 67m, Returned to the USA Bradley 26/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 28/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 29...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2015 02:52:24 466thHistorian Changes to person associations and media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2015 02:50:47 466thHistorian Changes to event
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

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